View definitions for elevates


verb as in lift up

verb as in promote; augment

verb as in raise spirits

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Example Sentences

This user-generated project elevates both the term and the final product.

Other emerging literature suggests that pot use elevates the risk of schizophrenia and psychotic symptoms.

But what elevates the work from admirable to thought-provoking are the complicated musings of the two women.

Santorum says it is “a world view that elevates the earth above man.”

Like a fundamentalist of the more biblical sort, Perry picks his texts and elevates them to dogma.

This sublime dignity, pre-eminently her own and shared by no other creature, elevates her to a station inconceivably exalted.

How truly a sincere return to faith, and love, and hope, consoles and elevates the mind.

Misfortune cannot degrade a man, unless he be intrinsically mean; it rather elevates him.

But there is also a moral and philosophical respect for our ancestors, which elevates the character and improves the heart.

When these ideas are lofty, discussion upon them elevates the mind and doubtless strengthens its powers.


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On this page you'll find 127 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to elevates, such as: uplift, heighten, raise, pyramid, uphold, and tilt.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.