promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate(verb)
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"
raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up(verb)
raise from a lower to a higher position
"Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
lift, raise, elevate(verb)
raise in rank or condition
"The new law lifted many people from poverty"
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.
Origin: From elevatus, past participle of elevare, from e + levare, from levis; see levity and lever.
elevated; raised aloft
to bring from a lower place to a higher; to lift up; to raise; as, to elevate a weight, a flagstaff, etc
to raise to a higher station; to promote; as, to elevate to an office, or to a high social position
to raise from a depressed state; to animate; to cheer; as, to elevate the spirits
to exalt; to ennoble; to dignify; as, to elevate the mind or character
to raise to a higher pitch, or to a greater degree of loudness; -- said of sounds; as, to elevate the voice
to intoxicate in a slight degree; to render tipsy
to lessen; to detract from; to disparage
Origin: [L. elevatus, p. p.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
el′e-vāt, v.t. to raise to a higher position: to raise in mind and feelings: to improve: to cheer: to exhilarate: to intoxicate.—p.adjs. El′evate, -d, raised: dignified: exhilarated.—ns. Elevā′tion, the act of elevating or raising, or the state of being raised: exaltation: an elevated place or station: a rising ground: height: (archit.) a representation of the flat side of a building, drawn with mathematical accuracy, but without any attention to effect: (astron., geog.) the height above the horizon of an object on the sphere, measured by the arc of a vertical circle through it and the zenith: (gun.) the angle made by the line of direction of a gun with the plane of the horizon; El′evator, the person or thing that lifts up: a lift or machine for raising grain, &c., to a higher floor: a muscle raising a part of the body.—adj. El′evatory, able or tending to raise. [L. elevāre, -ātum—e, out, up, levāre, to raise—levis, light. See Light (2).]
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The numerical value of elevate in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of elevate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of elevate in a Sentence
Elevate your mind and you elevate your world.
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
This is an important step that shows how we can work together to elevate our relationship.
Be the inner journeys, be the outer travels, all trips elevate man, all voyages lift him up!
I want to elevate its level from what is considered street food into something safe and modern.
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- повишавам, издигам, въздигамBulgarian
- ĝojigi, pligrandigi, leviEsperanto
- levantar, subir, elevarSpanish
- nostaa, kohottaaFinnish
- augmenter, éleverFrench
- aumentare, elevareItalian
- levo, elevo, elevareLatin
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