HyperDic: elevate

English > 3 senses of the word elevate:
VERBsocialelevate, promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raisegive a promotion to or assign to a higher position
motionelevate, raise, lift, get up, bring upraise from a lower to a higher position
changeelevate, lift, raiseraise in rank or condition
elevate > pronunciation
Soundseh'lahvey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > elevate: 3 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningGive a promotion to or assign to a higher position.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymspromote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise
NarrowerbrevetPromote somebody by brevet, in the military
bring upPromote from a lower position or rank
ennoble, gentle, entitleGive a title / title to someone
prefer, favor, favourPromote over another
spot promotePromote on the spot
tenureGive life-time employment / employment to
Broaderdelegate, designate, depute, assignGive an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
Oppositedemote, bump, relegate, break, kick downstairsAssign to a lower position
Spanishanticipar, ascender
Catalananticipar
Nounselevationthe act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something
elevationthe highest level or degree attainable
English > elevate: 3 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningRaise from a lower to a higher position.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelThe men elevate the chairs
Synonymsraise, lift, get up, bring up
Cause torise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, upriseMove upward
Narrowerchin, chin upRaise oneself while hanging from one's hands until one's chin is level with the support bar
get upCause to rise
heightenincrease the height of
hike, hike up, boostincrease
hoist, lift, windRaise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help
hoist, run upRaise
hoistMove from one place to another by lifting
jack, jack upLift with a special device
kick upCause to rise by kicking
levitateCause to rise in the air and float, as if in defiance of gravity
pick up, lift up, gather upTake and lift upward
pinnacleRaise on or as if on a pinnacle
pumpRaise (gases or fluids) with a pump
raise, leaven, proveCause to puff up with a leaven
rear, erectCause to rise up
shoulderLift onto one's shoulders
skidelevate onto skids
trice, trice upRaise with a line
underlayRaise or support (the level of printing) by inserting a piece of paper or cardboard under the type
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Oppositelower, take down, let down, get down, bring downMove something or somebody to a lower position
Spanishalzar, aumentar, elevar, levantar, subir, traer
Catalanaixecar, alçar, elevar, enlairar, pujar
Nounselevationdistance of something above a reference point (such as sea level)
elevationthe event of something being raised upward
elevationa raised or elevated geological formation
elevatorlifting device consisting of a platform or cage that is raised and lowered mechanically in a vertical shaft in order to move people from one floor to another in a building
English > elevate: 3 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningRaise in rank or condition.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymslift, raise
NarrowerdignifyRaise the status of
exaltRaise in rank, character, or status
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Catalanelevar
Nounselevationthe act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something
elevationthe highest level or degree attainable

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