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Synonyms for elevate
ˈɛl əˌveɪt; -ˌveɪt, -vɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

    Synonyms:
    throw out, kindle, supercharge, erect, arouse, put forward, leaven, bring forward, come along, pass on, provoke, get along, win, parent, kick upstairs, recruit, upraise, progress, advertize, come on, stir, make headway, call down, advance, conjure, lift, elicit, upgrade, farm, encourage, further, gain, bring up, pull ahead, set up, conjure up, nurture, resurrect, levy, promote, prove, boost, go on, gain ground, invoke, raise, advertise, move on, get on, get up, produce, call forth, put up, grow, shape up, fire, evoke, rear, push, set ahead, march on, enhance, enkindle, get ahead, heighten

  2. raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up(verb)

    raise from a lower to a higher position

    "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"

    Synonyms:
    resurrect, rig out, hook, organise, cram, provoke, reboot, stand up, nobble, arise, overdress, fire, leaven, call forth, grow, repeal, abstract, kick upstairs, uprise, lift, heighten, vacate, upgrade, bone, advert, refer, put up, tog out, cabbage, turn out, tog up, set up, prink, reverse, trick up, go up, grind away, filch, name, raise, bring up, revoke, pilfer, dress up, levy, work up, conjure, recruit, upraise, sneak, rise, attire, move up, conjure up, fig out, rescind, fancy up, swot up, gussy up, devise, boot, enhance, come up, wind, pinch, arouse, prepare, swipe, advance, machinate, countermand, prove, put forward, invoke, enkindle, fig up, evoke, mug up, rear, cite, drum, annul, rustle, stir, elicit, hoist, mention, nurture, parent, swot, trick out, purloin, produce, erect, face-lift, kindle, snarf, plagiarize, overturn, promote, organize, deck out, plagiarise, airlift, farm, get up, bone up, call down, deck up

  3. lift, raise, elevate(verb)

    raise in rank or condition

    "The new law lifted many people from poverty"

    Synonyms:
    call down, kindle, hook, rise, nobble, wind, put forward, cabbage, leaven, vacate, hoist, upgrade, annul, parent, uprise, enhance, upraise, enkindle, put up, lift, stir, kick upstairs, go up, advance, conjure, pinch, elicit, prove, plagiarize, arise, abstract, rescind, come up, grow, bring up, plagiarise, pilfer, filch, set up, conjure up, nurture, resurrect, levy, promote, purloin, snarf, overturn, repeal, erect, recruit, raise, sneak, provoke, get up, farm, call forth, move up, invoke, arouse, swipe, reverse, airlift, fire, revoke, evoke, rear, produce, face-lift, rustle, countermand, heighten

Wiktionary

  1. elevate(verb)

    To raise (something) to a higher position; to lift.

    Synonyms:
    lift, raise

    Antonyms:
    drop, lower

  2. elevate(verb)

    To promote (someone) to a higher rank.

    Synonyms:
    promote, exalt

    Antonyms:
    demote

  3. elevate(verb)

    To ennoble or honour/honor (someone).

    Synonyms:
    honor, ennoble, exalt, honour

  4. elevate(verb)

    To lift someone's spirits; to elate.

    Synonyms:
    cheer up, elate

    Antonyms:
    depress, sadden

  5. elevate(verb)

    To increase the intensity of something, especially that of sound.

    Synonyms:
    raise, increase, up, turn up

    Antonyms:
    reduce, turn down, lower, diminish, decrease

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. elevate

    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.

    Synonyms:
    advance, aid, assist, encourage, exalt, excite, foment, forward, foster, further, help, prefer, promote, push, push on, raise, urge forward, urge on

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. elevate

    Synonyms:
    raise, dignify, ennoble

    Antonyms:
    lower, degrade, depress, humble, demean, debase

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. elevate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    raise, lift, lift up

  2. elevate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    exalt, promote

  3. elevate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    improve, dignify, ennoble, refine

  4. elevate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    animate, elate, cheer, exhilarate, excite, flush

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. elevate(v)

    Synonyms:
    lift, raise, promote, advance, aggrandize, exalt, ennoble, dignify

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    raise

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How to use elevate in a sentence?

  1. Henry David Thoreau:

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

  2. Ben Carson:

    If there's somebody who is of any faith but they say things and their life has been consistent with things that will elevate this nation and make it possible for everybody to succeed and bring peace and harmony, then I'm with them.

  3. Ben Carson:

    Congress is a different story, but it depends on who that Muslim is and what their policies are, just like it depends on what anybody else is, if there's somebody who is of any faith but they say things and their life has been consistent with things that will elevate this nation and make it possible for everybody to succeed and bring peace and harmony, then I'm with them.

  4. Chuck Schumer:

    If Senate Republicans elevate such a partisan player to a position that requires intelligence expertise and non-partisanship, it would be a big mistake.

  5. Vaile Wright:

    You can implement things as a family that will elevate and improve everybody's coping skills.


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