verb (used with object), elevated, elevating.
to move or raise to a higher place or position; lift up.
to raise to a higher state, rank, or office; exalt; promote:
to elevate an archbishop to cardinal.
to raise to a higher intellectual or spiritual level:
Good poetry may elevate the mind.
to raise the spirits; put in high spirits.
to raise (the voice) in pitch or volume.
Archaic. raised; elevated.
to move to a higher place
to raise in rank or status; promote
to put in a cheerful mood; elate
to put on a higher cultural plane; uplift: to elevate the tone of a conversation
to raise the axis of a gun
to raise the intensity or pitch of (the voice)
(RC Church) to lift up (the Host) at Mass for adoration
adjective 1. (printing) involving or printing on a web of paper: a reel-fed press Compare sheet-fed
noun 1. a cylinder, frame, or other device that turns on an axis and is used to wind up or pay out something. 2. a rotatory device attached to a fishing rod at the butt, for winding up or letting out the line. 3. Photography. a spool on which film, especially motion-picture film, is wound. […]
- Reel man
noun 1. (Austral & NZ) (formerly) the member of a beach life-saving team who controlled the reel on which the line was wound
- Reel of three
noun 1. (in Scottish country dancing) a figure-of-eight movement danced by three people