1620s, from Greek eleutherios “like a free man, noble-minded, frank, liberal,” literally “freeing, delivering, releaser,” title of Zeus as protector of political freedom, from eleutheria “freedom,” from PIE *leu-dheros.
[el-yoo-theer-ee-uh s] /ˌɛl yʊˈθɪər i əs/ noun 1. Saint, pope a.d. 175–189.
noun a fear of freedom Word Origin eleuthero- ‘free’
[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 […]
[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. […]