Thesaurus

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 of elevation ascent, creation, advancement, preference, preferment, promotion, rise, upgrade, upgradingWords Related to elevation aggrandizement, ennoblement, exaltation, glorification, magnificationNear Antonyms of elevation deposition, dethronement, discharge, dismissal, expulsion, impeachment, ouster, overthrow, removal, suspension, unmaking, unseating; downfall, fallAntonyms of elevation 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 of elevation altitude(s), height, eminence, highland, hill, hump, mound, prominence, rise, uplandWords Related to elevation 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 of elevation dale, dell, depression, dingle, glen, hollow, vale, valley; basin, bottom, bottomland, fen, flat, floodplain, plain, tidewaterAntonyms of elevation 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 of elevation altitude, height, inches, statureWords Related to elevation 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 of elevation depth, extremity, limitWords Related to elevation consummation, epitome, quintessence, ultimate



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up elevation? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to conform or adhere

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!