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Verb: elevate  'e-lu,veyt
  1. Give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
    "I got elevated after many years of hard work";
    - promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise
     
  2. Take from a lower to a higher position
    "elevate your hands";
    - raise, lift, get up, bring up
     
  3. Increase in condition, wealth, quality of life, etc.
    "The new law elevated many people from poverty";
    - lift, raise

Derived forms: elevated, elevating, elevates

Type of: alter, assign, change, delegate, depute, designate, displace, modify, move

Encyclopedia: Elevate