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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To lift up; to raise to a higher level.

Usage examples (35)
  • It is not the fruits of scientific research that elevate man and enrich his nature, but the urge to understand, the intellectual work, creative or receptive.
  • The only way to elevate is to increase the intrinsic worth.
  • The public works department considered that a wage of 8s. a day was enough to elevate a kafir job 'to the level of civilized labour.
  • They're unlikely to "elevate" themselves in terms of income, right? for more
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