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Translation of "elevate" - English-Spanish dictionary

elevate

verb   /ˈel.ɪ.veɪt/
formal to raise something or lift something up elevar The platform was elevated by means of hydraulic legs.1602
to make someone or something more important or to improve something elevar 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.18391440
(Definition of elevate from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

elevate

verb /ˈeliveit/
to raise to a higher position or to a higher rank etc ascender She was elevated to the post of manager.
to improve (a person’s mind etc) elevar; edificar; enriquecer an elevating book.
elevation noun
the act of elevating, or state of being elevated elevación his elevation to the position of vice-president.
height above sea-level altitud The lake stood at an elevation of 3,500 metres above sea level.
an architect’s drawing of one side of a building. alzado
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
(Definition of elevate from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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