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Definition of ELEVATE

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Elevate \El"e*vate\, a. [L. elevatus, p. p.] Elevated; raised aloft. [Poetic] --Milton. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Elevate \El"e*vate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Elevated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Elevating}.] [L. elevatus, p. p. of elevare; e + levare to lift up, raise, akin to levis light in weight. See {Levity}.]
     1. To bring from a lower place to a higher; to lift up; to raise; as, to elevate a weight, a flagstaff, etc. [1913 Webster]

     2. To raise to a higher station; to promote; as, to elevate to an office, or to a high social position. [1913 Webster]

     3. To raise from a depressed state; to animate; to cheer; as, to elevate the spirits. [1913 Webster]

     4. To exalt; to ennoble; to dignify; as, to elevate the mind or character. [1913 Webster]

     5. To raise to a higher pitch, or to a greater degree of loudness; -- said of sounds; as, to elevate the voice. [1913 Webster]

     6. To intoxicate in a slight degree; to render tipsy. [Colloq. & Sportive] "The elevated cavaliers sent for two tubs of merry stingo." --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

     7. To lessen; to detract from; to disparage. [A Latin meaning] [Obs.] --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

     {To elevate a piece} (Gun.), to raise the muzzle; to lower the breech.

     Syn: To exalt; dignify; ennoble; erect; raise; hoist; heighten; elate; cheer; flush; excite; animate. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

108 Moby Thesaurus words for "elevate": acculturate, advance, aggrandize, ameliorate, amend, apotheose, apotheosize, beatify, better, boost, bring forward, buoy up, canonize, cast up, civilize, crown, deify, edify, educate, elate, emend, enhance, enlighten, ennoble, enrich, enshrine, enthrone, erect, escalate, exalt, fatten, favor, flush, forward, foster, glamorize, glorify, go straight, graduate, heave, heft, heighten, heist, hike, hoick, hoist, hold up, immortalize, improve, improve upon, jerk up, kick upstairs, knight, knock up, lard, levitate, lift, lift up, lionize, lob, loft, magnify, make an improvement, make legendary, meliorate, mend, nurture, pass, perk up, pick up, pitch, prefer, promote, raise, raise aloft, raise up, rear, rear aloft, rear up, refine upon, reform, rise, saint, sanctify, set up, sky, socialize, stand upright, stick up, straighten out, take up, throne, throw up, transfigure, transform, up, upbuoy, upcast, upend, upgrade, upheave, uphoist, uphold, uplift, upraise, uprear, upright, upthrow


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