Definition of elevate
- elevate a patient's leg
- exercises that elevate the heart rate
- was elevated to chairman
- great books that both entertain and elevate their readers
Examples of elevate in a Sentence
exercises that elevate the heart rate
seeing their son ordained as a priest was one of the most elevating moments in their lives
Recent Examples of elevate from the Web
Or steel pans of colorful bindhi masala that elevated okra to a savory main dish or reliable tarka dal that turned lentils into a smooth celebration of cumin and ginger.
This helps keep temperatures elevated a bit, with lows mostly in the mid-60s to around 70.
This is a visual reminder that art has historically excluded people of color — while rightfully elevating their craft to fine art status.
The bench production is just shy of a league-record pace, elevating Sporting Kansas City to the best point total in the Western Conference.
Then-acting athletic director Damon Evans — who was elevated to a permanent position June 25 — said McNair had difficulty recovering after completing 10, 110-yard dashes.
Ana Garcia, who served as village manager when Atesiano was first elevated to chief in January 2013, said the federal charges of framing a teen conflicted with the chief’s reputation in the village.
Seemingly seeking to turn over a new leaf, Wheeler spoke with reporters from The Post and the Wall Street Journal shortly after learning he would be elevated.
Tina Becker, who was elevated to COO in December, announced her resignation shortly after the sale was official—that was not unexpected.
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Synonym Discussion of elevate
- lift the chair while I vacuum
- scouts raising a flagpole
- suddenly reared itself up on its hind legs
- elevated the taste of the public
- hoisted the cargo on board
- heaved the heavy crate inside
- boosted his brother over the fence
ELEVATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of elevate for English Language Learners
: to lift (something) up
: to increase the level of (something) : to make (something) higher
: to raise (someone) to a higher rank or level
ELEVATE Defined for Kids
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