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el·e·vat·ed

 (ĕl′ə-vā′tĭd)
adj.
1.
a. Raised, especially above the ground: an elevated platform.
b. Increased in amount or degree: an elevated temperature.
2.
a. Morally or intellectually superior.
b. Formal; lofty: an elevated prose style.
3. Elated in feeling or mood; high-spirited.
4. Slightly drunk; tipsy: "[Samuel Johnson], from drinking only water, supposed everybody who drank wine to be elevated" (James Boswell).
n.
An elevated railway.

elevated

(ˈɛlɪˌveɪtɪd)
adj
1. raised to or being at a higher level
2. inflated or lofty; exalted: an elevated opinion of oneself.
3. in a cheerful mood; elated
4. informal slightly drunk
n
(Railways) US short for elevated railway. See elevated railway

el•e•vat•ed

(ˈɛl əˌveɪ tɪd)

adj.
1. raised up, esp. above the ground.
2. increased above the normal level: an elevated pulse.
3. exalted or noble; lofty.
4. elated; joyful.
n.
5. an elevated railroad.
[1545–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.elevated - a railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street levelelevated - a railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street level
railroad, railroad line, railway, railway line, railway system - line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
chute-the-chute, roller coaster, big dipper - elevated railway in an amusement park (usually with sharp curves and steep inclines)
Adj.1.elevated - raised above the ground; "an elevated platform"
raised - located or moved above the surround or above the normal position; "a raised design"; "raised eyebrows"
2.elevated - of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style; "an exalted ideal"; "argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks; "a noble and lofty concept"; "a grand purpose"
noble - having or showing or indicative of high or elevated character; "a noble spirit"; "noble deeds"
3.elevated - increased in amount or degree; "raised temperature"
increased - made greater in size or amount or degree

elevated

adjective
1. exalted, high, important, august, grand, superior, noble, dignified, high-ranking, lofty His new job has given him a certain elevated status.
3. raised, high, lifted up, upraised an elevated platform on the stage

elevated

adjective
1. Being positioned above a given level:
2. Abnormally increased, especially in intensity:
3. Raised to or occupying a high position or rank:
4. Being on a high intellectual or moral level:
5. Exceedingly dignified in form, tone, or style:
6. Feeling great delight and joy:
Slang: up.
Translations

elevated

[ˈelɪveɪtɪd]
A. ADJ (lit) → elevado (fig) → elevado, sublime
B. CPD elevated railway (US) elevated railroad (US) Nferrocarril m urbano elevado

elevated

[ˈɛlɪveɪtɪd] adj
(= high) [status] → élevé(e)
(= lofty) [thoughts, ideas] → élevé(e)
(= raised) [land, building] → surélevé(e)

elevated

adj
(= raised) situation, platform, level, pressure, rateerhöht; elevated train, elevated railway (Brit) or railroad (US) → Hochbahn f; an elevated monorail trackeine Einschienenhochbahn; the elevated section of the M4die als Hochstraße gebaute Strecke der M4
(= exalted, lofty) status, tone, style, languagegehoben; thoughtserhaben

elevated

[ˈɛlɪˌveɪtɪd] adj (gen) → elevato/a; (railway) → soprelevato/a; (thoughts) → nobile

elevated

pp. elevado-a, levantado-a, alzado-a;
___ temperaturetemperatura ___.
References in classic literature ?
So far, however, are objects discernible in the pure atmosphere of these elevated plains, that, from the place where they first descried the main mountain, they had to travel a hundred and fifty miles before they reached its base.
But supplementary to this, it has hypothetically occurred to me, that as ordinary fish possess what is called a swimming bladder in them, capable, at will, of distension or contraction; and as the Sperm Whale, as far as I know, has no such provision in him; considering, too, the otherwise inexplicable manner in which he now depresses his head altogether beneath the surface, and anon swims with it high elevated out of the water; considering the unobstructed elasticity of its envelop; considering the unique interior of his head; it has hypothetically occurred to me, I say, that those mystical lung-celled honeycombs there may possibly have some hitherto unknown and unsuspected connexion with the outer air, so as to be susceptible to atmospheric distension and contraction.
Nothing could be more appropriate than that those who from unselfish motives and elevated sentiments are doing battle for the people's rights and interests, should themselves be the chief beneficiaries of success.
Notwithstanding these unfavorable circumstances, and notwithstanding some very unequal laws in the British code, it cannot be said that the representatives of the nation have elevated the few on the ruins of the many.
As the night air in these elevated regions is apt to be cold, a blazing fire was soon made, that would have done credit to a Christmas dinner, instead of a midsummer banquet.
Having ascertained the fact before alluded to, that the islanders,--from motives of precaution, dwelt altogether in the depths of the valleys, and avoided wandering about the more elevated portions of the shore, unless bound on some expedition of war or plunder, I concluded that if I could effect unperceived a passage to the mountain, I might easily remain among them, supporting myself by such fruits as came in my way until the sailing of the ship, an event of which I could not fail to be immediately apprised, as from my lofty position I should command a view of the entire harbour.
The latter, seen from above, presented, toward the west, so broad an horizon that it might have been called a sea; the distance between the two shores is so great that communication cannot be established, and storms are frequent and violent, for the winds sweep with fury over this elevated and unsheltered basin.
Between the faubourgs of the Temple and Saint Martin, about a hundred and sixty toises from the walls of Paris, a few bow shots from La Courtille, there was to be seen on the crest of a gentle, almost imperceptible eminence, but sufficiently elevated to be seen for several leagues round about, an edifice of strange form, bearing considerable resemblance to a Celtic cromlech, and where also human sacrifices were offered.
The long absence of the uncle and nephew had occasioned some disquiet in the minds of all whom they had left behind them; and the more, as, during the preceding dialogue, the uncle had more than once elevated his voice, so as to be heard downstairs; which, though they could not distinguish what he said, had caused some evil foreboding in Nancy and her mother, and, indeed, even in Jones himself.
This toast, recalling at once the patient exile of Hartwell and the peace-loving King of France, excited universal enthusiasm; glasses were elevated in the air a l'Anglais, and the ladies, snatching their bouquets from their fair bosoms, strewed the table with their floral treasures.
From our elevated position we enjoyed an excellent view over the island.
Cedric rose to receive his guests with an air of dignified hospitality, and, descending from the dais, or elevated part of his hall, made three steps towards them, and then awaited their approach.