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1. elevation

noun. ['ˌɛləˈveɪʃən'] the event of something being raised upward.

Synonyms

  • ascension
  • rising
  • ascent
  • rise
  • lift

Antonyms

  • bad
  • woman
  • outfield
  • hop out

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Words that Rhyme with Elevation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word elevation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Adjust the elevation knob on the rear sight-assembly to raise or lower the group of shots on the target.

Quotes containing the word elevation


1. Let mental culture go on advancing, let the natural sciences progress in even greater extent and depth, and the human mind widen itself as much as it desires: beyond the elevation and moral culture of Christianity, as it shines forth in the Gospels, it will not go.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

2. While fear depletes power, faith gives wings for the soul’s elevation.
- T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence"

3. I'm not particularly in favor of doctrine or creed, ordination, the elevation of holy texts, the institution of church, or, for that matter, Christianity. Like most religions, it has irreconcilable shortcomings and an unforgivable history. What I do favor is the attempt to make sense of things by living within a story. The Christian story, for good or ill, is my inheritance.
- Elizabeth Jarrett Andrew, On The Threshold: Home, Hardwood, and Holiness

2. elevation

noun. ['ˌɛləˈveɪʃən'] the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development.

Synonyms

  • meridian
  • peak
  • tiptop
  • height
  • pinnacle
  • acme
  • summit
  • superlative
  • degree
  • stage
  • top
  • level

Antonyms

  • top
  • bottom
  • indispose
  • raise

3. elevation

noun. ['ˌɛləˈveɪʃən'] angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object).

Synonyms

  • altitude
  • EL
  • angular position

Antonyms

  • front
  • windward
  • starboard
  • larboard

4. elevation

noun. ['ˌɛləˈveɪʃən'] the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something.

Synonyms

  • ego trip
  • self-aggrandisement
  • aggrandizement
  • increase
  • aggrandisement
  • step-up

Antonyms

  • descent
  • ascent
  • gradualness
  • abruptness

5. elevation

noun. ['ˌɛləˈveɪʃən'] drawing of an exterior of a structure.

Synonyms

  • plan

Antonyms

  • finish
  • head

6. elevation

noun. ['ˌɛləˈveɪʃən'] distance of something above a reference point (such as sea level).

Synonyms

  • height
  • distance
  • isometry
  • water level
  • altitude
  • ground level

Antonyms

  • follow
  • reverse
  • tail
  • foot

7. elevation

noun. ['ˌɛləˈveɪʃən'] a raised or elevated geological formation.

Synonyms

  • formation
  • geological formation
  • head
  • foreland
  • swell
  • upland
  • hill
  • mount
  • side
  • incline
  • highland
  • mountain
  • headland
  • ridge
  • promontory
  • natural elevation

Antonyms

  • natural depression
  • stand still
  • wane
  • detach

8. elevation

noun. ['ˌɛləˈveɪʃən'] (ballet) the height of a dancer's leap or jump.

Antonyms

  • undock
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