elevating


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el·e·vate

 (ĕl′ə-vāt′)
v. ele·vat·ed, ele·vat·ing, ele·vates
v.tr. ele·vat·ed, ele·vat·ing, ele·vates
1. To move (something) to a higher place or position from a lower one; lift. See Synonyms at lift.
2. To increase the amount or intensity of: factors that elevate blood pressure.
3. To promote to a higher rank.
4. To raise to a higher moral, cultural, or intellectual level: elevate the tone of the debate.
5. To lift the spirits of; elate.
v.intr.
Baseball To throw a high pitch, usually a fastball, after a series of lower pitches, especially in an attempt to get a strikeout.

[Middle English elevaten, from Latin ēlevāre, ēlevāt- : ē-, ex-, up; see ex- + levāre, to raise; see legwh- in Indo-European roots.]
Translations
مُهَذِّبَه، سامِيَه
lélekemelõ
eğiticiyüceltici

elevating

[ˈelɪveɪtɪŋ] ADJ [reading] → enriquecedor

elevating

[ˈɛlɪˌveɪtɪŋ] adj (fig) → esaltante

elevate

(ˈeliveit) verb
1. to raise to a higher position or to a higher rank etc. elevated to the post of manager.
2. to improve (a person's mind etc). an elevating book.
ˌeleˈvation noun
1. the act of elevating, or state of being elevated.
2. height above sea-level. at an elevation of 1,500 metres.
3. an architect's drawing of one side of a building.
ˈelevating adjective
that improves one's mind or morals. an elevating experience.
ˈelevator noun
1. (especially American) a lift or machine for raising persons, goods etc to a higher floor. There is no elevator in this shop – you will have to climb the stairs.
2. a tall storehouse for grain.
References in classic literature ?
SOME editors of newspapers were engaged in diffusing general intelligence and elevating the moral sentiment of the public.
I need scarcely observe that a poem deserves its title only inasmuch as it excites, by elevating the soul.
We must set our face against all this educating, elevating talk, that is getting about now; the lower class must not be educated.