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Synonyms for elevation
ˌɛl əˈveɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. elevation, lift, raising(noun)

    the event of something being raised upward

    "an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"; "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity"

    upbringing, fosterage, rise, height, rhytidectomy, fostering, aggrandisement, aggrandizement, aerodynamic lift, peak, lift, raising, airlift, face lift, rearing, nurture, bringing up, nip and tuck, ski tow, natural elevation, tiptop, cosmetic surgery, heave, rhytidoplasty, meridian, breeding, acme, raise, pinnacle, ski lift, elevator, top, superlative, facelift, summit, face lifting, altitude

  2. acme, height, elevation, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, meridian, tiptop, top(noun)

    the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development

    "his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"; "the artist's gifts are at their acme"; "at the height of her career"; "the peak of perfection"; "summer was at its peak"; "...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame"; "the summit of his ambition"; "so many highest superlatives achieved by man"; "at the top of his profession"

    top of the inning, bloom, heyday, efflorescence, blossom, teetotum, crown, upper side, aggrandisement, visor, aggrandizement, crest, line of longitude, lift, peak, stature, point, upside, spinning top, vizor, prime, big top, apex, round top, raising, eyeshade, tallness, natural elevation, extremum, top side, whirligig, meridian, superlative degree, acme, circus tent, pinnacle, flower, flush, cover, bill, summit meeting, top, superlative, height, tiptop, vertex, summit, tip, altitude

  3. elevation, EL, altitude, ALT(noun)

    angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)

    top, aggrandisement, raising, height, tiptop, lift, pinnacle, overhead railway, elevated, elevated railroad, altitude, meridian, aggrandizement, superlative, elevated railway, peak, natural elevation, acme, summit

  4. natural elevation, elevation(noun)

    a raised or elevated geological formation

    tiptop, raising, peak, top, summit, pinnacle, acme, height, lift, meridian, aggrandizement, superlative, aggrandisement, altitude, natural elevation

  5. elevation(noun)

    distance of something above a reference point (such as sea level)

    "there was snow at the higher elevations"

    tiptop, raising, peak, top, summit, pinnacle, acme, aggrandizement, lift, meridian, natural elevation, superlative, aggrandisement, altitude, height

  6. elevation(noun)

    (ballet) the height of a dancer's leap or jump

    "a dancer of exceptional elevation"

    tiptop, raising, peak, top, summit, pinnacle, acme, aggrandizement, lift, meridian, natural elevation, superlative, aggrandisement, altitude, height

  7. elevation(noun)

    drawing of an exterior of a structure

    tiptop, raising, peak, top, summit, pinnacle, acme, aggrandizement, lift, meridian, natural elevation, superlative, aggrandisement, altitude, height

  8. aggrandizement, aggrandisement, elevation(noun)

    the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something

    "the aggrandizement of the king"; "his elevation to cardinal"

    tiptop, raising, peak, aggrandisement, lift, summit, pinnacle, acme, height, meridian, aggrandizement, superlative, natural elevation, altitude, top


  1. elevation(noun)

    demotion, reduction, disgust, diminishment, depression

  2. elevation(noun)

    depression, demotion, diminishment, reduction, disgust

  3. elevation(noun)

    disgust, demotion, reduction, depression, diminishment

  4. elevation(noun)

    reduction, depression, diminishment, demotion, disgust

  5. elevation(noun)

    depression, disgust, reduction, demotion, diminishment

  6. elevation(noun)

    demotion, depression, reduction, diminishment, disgust

  7. elevation(noun)

    demotion, reduction, disgust, depression, diminishment

  8. elevation(noun)

    depression, demotion, disgust, reduction, diminishment

  9. elevation(noun)

    reduction, demotion, disgust, depression, diminishment

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. elevation(n.)

    raising, elevating

  2. elevation(n.)

    exaltation, aggrandizement, promotion

  3. elevation(n.)

    dignity, refinement, improvement, ennobling

  4. elevation(n.)

    hill, elevated place

  5. elevation(n.)

    (Astron.) height, altitude

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. elevation(n)

    promotion, aggrandizement, exaltation, dignity, advancement, eminence, hill

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "elevation":

    altitude, silage, rise, lift, height, lifting, façade, hoist, elevating, hanger

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How to use elevation in a sentence?

  1. Simon Pendleton:

    You'd normally expect to see different plant ages in different topographical conditions. A high elevation location might hold onto its ice longer, for example, but the magnitude of warming is so high that everything is melting everywhere now.

  2. Andy Pearce:

    The elevation is the factor, people get in trouble because they do not realize it will be much more of a workout coming up.

  3. Adam Schiff:

    The President and The President men plot on. The danger persists. The risk is real. Our democracy is at peril, but we are not without a remedy prescribed by the founders for just these circumstances. Impeachment. The only question is will we use it or have we fallen prey to another evil that the founders forewarned, the excess of factualism, the elevation of party over country.

  4. Ron Tipton:

    That 515,000 feet of up and down is equivalent to going from zero elevation to the top of Mount Everest 16 times.

  5. Dru Smith:

    Today’s elevation reflects the international standards for measurement of a building’s height as well as considerable technological improvements.

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