Meaning of “elevated” in the English Dictionary


"elevated" in English

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uk /ˈel.ɪ.veɪ.tɪd/ us /ˈel.ə.veɪ.t̬ɪd/


The doctor said I was to keep my leg elevated.
There is an elevated area at the back of the building.

high or important:

She holds a more elevated position in the company.

[ before noun ] greater than is normal or reasonable:

He has a slightly elevated idea of his own importance.

[ before noun ] formal formal or typical of language found in literature:

an elevated style/tone
the elevated language of the Psalms

(Definition of “elevated” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)