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1. elevate

verb. ['ˈɛləˌveɪt'] give a promotion to or assign to a higher position.

Synonyms

  • ennoble
  • promote
  • tenure
  • gentle
  • spot promote
  • entitle
  • prefer
  • kick upstairs
  • favor
  • upgrade
  • designate
  • bring up
  • delegate
  • brevet
  • raise
  • depute
  • favour
  • advance

Antonyms

  • go off
  • stop
  • depress
  • deteriorate

Etymology

  • elevatus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Elevate

  • activate
  • aggravate
  • captivate
  • cultivate
  • deactivate
  • excavate
  • inactivate
  • innovate
  • innovate
  • motivate
  • reactivate
  • renovate
  • salivate

How do you pronounce elevate?

Pronounce elevate as ˈɛləˌveɪt.

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Example sentences of the word elevate


1. Verb, base form
Remove the gauze and elevate your foot for at least an hour every day while it heals.

Quotes containing the word elevate


1. To elevate the soul, poetry is necessary.
- Edgar Allan Poe

2. Elevate your inside game. A negative attitude is below the horizon...a place for lonesome hearts.
- T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence"

3. This is the new year the new you. You can pass through another year, coasting on cruise control. Or you can step out of your comfort zone, trying things you have never done before, & make 2012 as the year that you elevate from where you are & soar high. Make it happen!
- Pablo

2. elevate

verb. ['ˈɛləˌveɪt'] raise in rank or condition.

Synonyms

  • alter
  • modify
  • dignify
  • change
  • exalt
  • lift

Antonyms

  • disprove
  • affirm
  • stay in place
  • go

Etymology

  • elevatus (Latin)

3. elevate

verb. ['ˈɛləˌveɪt'] raise from a lower to a higher position.

Synonyms

  • prove
  • kick up
  • chin up
  • pinnacle
  • skid
  • come up
  • levitate
  • pick up
  • underlay
  • shoulder
  • trice up
  • hike
  • lift up
  • jack
  • boost
  • pump
  • move
  • wind
  • lift
  • hike up
  • leaven
  • uprise
  • go up
  • bring up
  • run up
  • move up
  • heighten
  • get up
  • gather up
  • arise
  • hoist
  • erect
  • raise
  • rear
  • rise
  • trice
  • displace
  • chin

Antonyms

  • lower
  • descend
  • spread
  • set

Etymology

  • elevatus (Latin)
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