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el•e•vate



Pronunciation: (
v.el'u-vāt";
adj.el'u-vāt", -vit),
[key]
v., -vat•ed, -vat•ing,
adj.


v.t.
1. to move or raise to a higher place or position; lift up.
2. to raise to a higher state, rank, or office; exalt; promote: to elevate an archbishop to cardinal.
3. to raise to a higher intellectual or spiritual level: Good poetry may elevate the mind.
4. to raise the spirits; put in high spirits.
5. to raise (the voice) in pitch or volume.

adj.
Archaic.raised; elevated.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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