Elevated



[el-uh-vey-tid] /ˈɛl əˌveɪ tɪd/

adjective
1.
raised up, especially above the ground or above the normal level:
an elevated platform; an elevated pulse.
2.
exalted or noble; lofty:
elevated thoughts.
3.
elated; joyful.
noun
4.
an .
[verb el-uh-veyt; adjective el-uh-veyt, -vit] /verb ˈɛl əˌveɪt; adjective ˈɛl əˌveɪt, -vɪt/
verb (used with object), elevated, elevating.
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.
adjective
6.
Archaic. raised; elevated.
/ˈɛlɪˌveɪtɪd/
adjective
1.
raised to or being at a higher level
2.
inflated or lofty; exalted: an elevated opinion of oneself
3.
in a cheerful mood; elated
4.
(informal) slightly drunk
noun
5.
(US) short for elevated railway See elevated railway
/ˈɛlɪˌveɪt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to move to a higher place
2.
to raise in rank or status; promote
3.
to put in a cheerful mood; elate
4.
to put on a higher cultural plane; uplift: to elevate the tone of a conversation
5.
to raise the axis of a gun
6.
to raise the intensity or pitch of (the voice)
7.
(RC Church) to lift up (the Host) at Mass for adoration
v.

late 15c., from Latin elevatus, past participle of elevare “lift up, raise,” figuratively, “to lighten, alleviate,” from ex- “out” (see ex-) + levare “lighten, raise,” from levis “light” in weight (see lever). Related: Elevated; elevating.

adjective

Drunk (late-1600s+)

verb

To rob: go out and ”elevate” a bank

[1920s+; probably a play on heist]

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