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elevation

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of elevation

  1. 1 a raising or a state of being raised to a higher rank or position <the appointment of Sandra Day O'Connor marked the first elevation of a woman to the U.S. Supreme Court> Synonyms ascent, creation, advancement, preference, preferment, promotion, rise, upgrade, upgradingRelated Words aggrandizement, ennoblement, exaltation, glorification, magnificationNear Antonyms deposition, dethronement, discharge, dismissal, expulsion, impeachment, ouster, overthrow, removal, suspension, unmaking, unseating; downfall, fallAntonyms abasement, comedown, degradation, demotion, disrating, downgrade, reduction

  2. 2 an area of high ground <Little Round Top is one of the most visited elevations in the entire Gettysburg National Military Park> Synonyms altitude(s), height, eminence, highland, hill, hump, mound, prominence, rise, uplandRelated Words alp, mount, mountain, peak; butte, mesa, plateau, table, tableland; bluff, cliff, crag, precipice, steep, tor; ridge, sierra; dome, sugarloaf; foothill, hillock, hummock, knob, knoll; downsNear Antonyms dale, dell, depression, dingle, glen, hollow, vale, valley; basin, bottom, bottomland, fen, flat, floodplain, plain, tidewaterAntonyms lowland

  3. 3 the distance of something or someone from bottom to top <the elevation of Angel Falls is 979 meters, making it the world's highest waterfall> Synonyms altitude, height, inches, statureRelated Words rise; highness, loftiness, tallness

  4. 4 the most extreme or advanced point <some people contend that Western civilization reached its elevation in Greece five centuries before Christ> Synonyms depth, extremity, limitRelated Words consummation, epitome, quintessence, ultimate





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