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Synonyms for elevation
ˌɛl əˈveɪ ʃənel·e·va·tion

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  1. elevationnoun

    reduction, demotion, depression, disgust, diminishment

  2. elevationnoun

    depression, demotion, diminishment, reduction, disgust

  3. elevationnoun

    depression, diminishment, reduction, demotion, disgust

  4. elevationnoun

    reduction, depression, diminishment, demotion, disgust

  5. elevationnoun

    diminishment, demotion, disgust, depression, reduction

  6. elevationnoun

    demotion, depression, reduction, diminishment, disgust

  7. elevationnoun

    diminishment, depression, disgust, reduction, demotion

  8. elevationnoun

    depression, demotion, disgust, reduction, diminishment

  9. elevationnoun

    reduction, demotion, disgust, depression, diminishment

Princeton's WordNet

  1. elevation, lift, raisingnoun

    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, topnoun

    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, ALTnoun

    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, elevationnoun

    a raised or elevated geological formation

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

  5. elevationnoun

    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. elevationnoun

    (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. elevationnoun

    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, elevationnoun

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. elevationnoun

    raising, elevating

  2. elevationnoun

    exaltation, aggrandizement, promotion

  3. elevationnoun

    dignity, refinement, improvement, ennobling

  4. elevationnoun

    hill, elevated place

  5. elevationnoun

    (Astron.) height, altitude

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. elevationnoun

    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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  1. Actress Sharon Stone:

    I'm aware that my ass looks like a bag of flapjacks, but I'm not trying to be the best-looking broad in the world. At a certain point you start asking yourself,' What really is sexy ?' It's not just the elevation of your boobs. It's being present and having fun and liking yourself enough to like the person that's with you.

  2. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    The concept of positive and negative is the same as hot water which becomes cold and cold which turns hot. It is still the same water, but which differs only by degrees and a matter of elevation of the vibrating molecules.

  3. David Maurstad:

    The dollars can be used for multiple purposes, depending upon the community, buyouts may make more sense than in other communities. In some communities, elevation may make more sense than relocation.

  4. Vanessa Ceja-Cervantes:

    On average, there about 12 fatalities in the park per year, but a small percentage of those are from fatal falls, the causes of those deaths range from heat, to drowning, to medical issues and more. High elevation plays a role in some of the fatalities.

  5. Christopher Knight:

    But to do that you had to have the stairway, and if you had the stairway, how do you not destroy the front elevation -- which is what America thinks of the Brady house, i thought it was absolutely impossible.

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