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Verb
/ˈeləˌvāt/,
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elevating, present participle; elevated, past tense; elevates, 3rd person singular present; elevated, past participle;
  1. Raise or lift (something) up to a higher position
    • - the exercise will naturally elevate your chest and head
  2. Raise to a more important or impressive level
    • - in the 1920s he was elevated to secretary of state
    • - exotic toppings elevate a pizza from fast food to fine food
  3. (of a priest) Hold up (a consecrated host or chalice) for adoration

  4. Increase the level or amount of (something, esp. the level of a component of a person's blood)
    • - high amounts of the drug can elevate blood pressure
  5. Raise the axis of (a piece of artillery) to increase its range


  1. promote: give a promotion to or assign to a higher position; "John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired"; "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms"; "I got promoted after many years of hard work"
  2. raise: raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
  3. lift: raise in rank or condition; "The new law lifted many people from poverty"
  4. (elevated) raised above the ground; "an elevated platform"
  5. elevated railway: a railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street level
  6. (elevated) exalted: of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style; "an exalted ideal"; "argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks; "a noble and lofty concept"; "a grand purpose"
  7. (elevated) raised(a): increased in amount or degree; "raised temperature"
  8. Virgin America, Inc. is a United States-based low-cost airline that began service on August 8, 2007. The airline's stated aim is to provide low-fare, high-quality service for "long-haul point-to-point service between major metropolitan cities on the Eastern and West Coast seaboards. ...
  9. Elevate is a youth-driven foster care program that was started in the summer of 2005 in Des Moines, Iowa as a support group for foster and adopted youth. It is a program of , a nonprofit organization serving at-risk children and families in Iowa.
  10. (Elevated (movie)) Elevated is a 1997 short film directed by Vincenzo Natali and co-written by him and Karen Walton, who also participated in the writing of Ginger Snaps.
  11. (Elevated (railway)) A rapid transit, metro(politan), subway, underground, or elevated railway system is an electric passenger railway in an urban area with high capacity and frequency, and which is grade separated from other traffic. ...
  12. (Elevates) Elevation, in kinesiology is the anatomical term of motion for movement in a superior direction.
  13. To raise (something) to a higher position; to lift; To promote (someone) to a higher rank; To ennoble or honour/honor (someone); To lift someone's spirits; to elate; To increase the intensity of something, especially that of sound
  14. (elevated) Above ground level; Of a higher rank or status
  15. (Elevated) Applied to the wings of a bird when upright and expanded.
  16. (Elevated) Building: A non-basement building with its lowest elevated floor raised above ground level by foundation walls, shear walls, posts, piers, pilings, or columns. ...
  17. (Elevated) The closer a planet is to the midheaven in a chart, the more elevated, and therefore the more potent, it is.
  18. (Elevated) having an opening well above the base of the vertical fin, slab, or wall in which it occurs.
  19. (Elevated) under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  20. (elevated) used of birds' wings when open and upright
  21. (Elevating) A charge for services performed in connection with floating elevators. - Charges assessed for the handling of grain through grain elevators.
  22. Latin elevatus = raised up, hence, to raise up, and elevation = a raised part.
  23. Keeping the sprained joint elevated (in relation to the rest of the body) will also help to minimize swelling.^[8]
  24. To place in a higher position