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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

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

There are old heads in the world who cannot help me by their example or advice to live worthily and satisfactorily to myself; but I believe that it is in my power to elevate myself this very hour above the common level of my life.
Henry David Thoreau

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

Elevate those guns a little lower.
Andrew Jackson
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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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