Translation of "elevate" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈel.ɪ.veɪt/ us

formal to raise something or lift something up

The platform was elevated by means of hydraulic legs.

to make someone or something more important or to improve something

They want to elevate the status of teachers.
These factors helped to elevate the town to the position of one of the most beautiful in the country.

(Translation of “elevate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˈeliveit/

to raise to a higher position or to a higher rank etc

She was elevated to the post of manager.

to improve (a person’s mind etc)

elevar; edificar; enriquecer
elevation noun

the act of elevating, or state of being elevated

his elevation to the position of vice-president.

height above sea-level

The lake stood at an elevation of 3,500 metres above sea level.

an architect’s drawing of one side of a building.

elevating adjective

that improves one’s mind or morals

edificante; enriquecedor
Watching the concert was an elevating experience.
elevator noun

(especially American ) a lift or machine for raising persons, goods etc to a higher floor

ascensor, elevador, montacargas
There is no elevator in this shop – you will have to climb the stairs.

a tall storehouse for grain.

almacén de grano, silo

(Translation of “elevate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)