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Definition of Elevate

Elevate

  1. Elevated; raised aloft.
  2. To bring from a lower place to a higher; to lift up; to raise; as, to elevate a weight, a flagstaff, etc.
  3. To raise to a higher station; to promote; as, to elevate to an office, or to a high social position.
  4. To raise from a depressed state; to animate; to cheer; as, to elevate the spirits.
  5. To exalt; to ennoble; to dignify; as, to elevate the mind or character.
  6. To raise to a higher pitch, or to a greater degree of loudness; -- said of sounds; as, to elevate the voice.
  7. To intoxicate in a slight degree; to render tipsy.
  8. To lessen; to detract from; to disparage.

Elevate Quotations

Only passions, great passions can elevate the soul to great things. - Denis Diderot
Only passions, great passions can elevate the soul to great things.
Denis Diderot

A Christian reveals true humility by showing the gentleness of Christ, by being always ready to help others, by speaking kind words and performing unselfish acts, which elevate and ennoble the most sacred message that has come to our world.
Ellen G. White

I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Henry David Thoreau

I wish I had known that education is the key. That knowledge is power. Now I pick up books and watch educational shows with my husband. I'm seeing how knowledge can elevate you.
Mary J. Blige

The function of the artist in a disturbed society is to give awareness of the universe, to ask the right questions, and to elevate the mind.
Marina Abramovic
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Elevate Translations

elevate in French is rehausser, soulever
elevate in German is erheben, hervorheben, hochheben
elevate in Italian is mettere in evidenza
elevate in Latin is tollo sustuli sublatum, subrigo; subrexi subrectum
elevate in Norwegian is heve
elevate in Spanish is acentuar

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