promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate(verb)
give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
"John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired"; "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms"; "I got promoted after many years of hard work"
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raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up(verb)
raise from a lower to a higher position
"Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
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lift, raise, elevate(verb)
raise in rank or condition
"The new law lifted many people from poverty"
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To raise (something) to a higher position; to lift.
To promote (someone) to a higher rank.
To ennoble or honour/honor (someone).
To lift someone's spirits; to elate.
To increase the intensity of something, especially that of sound.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
To promote (Latin pro, forward, and moveo, move) is to cause to move forward toward some desired end or to raise to some higher position, rank, or dignity. We promote a person by advancing, elevating, or exalting him to a higher position or dignity. A person promotes a scheme or an enterprise which others have projected or begun, and which he encourages, forwards, furthers, pushes, or urges on, especially when he acts as the agent of the prime movers and supporters of the enterprise. One who excites a quarrel originates it; to promote a quarrel is strictly to foment and urge it on, the one who promotes keeping himself in the background. Compare ABET; QUICKEN.
See synonyms for ABASE; ALLAY.
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How to use elevate in a sentence?
This is an important step that shows how we can work together to elevate our relationship.
His strategy is that he will leave Iran with the capability of having nuclear material, but will impose an inspection regime that will make it irrelevant. Obama also wants to elevate Iran to the position of regional policeman in the Middle East, responsible for regional stability. This policy is so far-fetched that any student of Middle East studies would understand it is like hallucinating!
Attempts by Democrats and the media to divide and define us by race are harmful. We need to elevate our level of discussion.
The new Nordic diet is based on seasonal ingredients, and it aims to elevate the products that are available in the Nordic region, techniques used to process food can be diverse and not necessarily related to past Nordic traditions of cooking.
We believe that these rules are cruel and irresponsible, these practices are used as predator control methods, which means they're used to suppress predatory species to artificially elevate the population of game species.
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- повишавам, издигам, въздигамBulgarian
- ĝojigi, pligrandigi, leviEsperanto
- levantar, subir, elevarSpanish
- بالا بردنPersian
- nostaa, kohottaaFinnish
- augmenter, éleverFrench
- aumentare, elevareItalian
- levo, elevo, elevareLatin
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