elevated

  • 1 Elevated — El e*va ted, a. Uplifted; high; lofty; also, animated; noble; as, elevated thoughts. [1913 Webster] {Elevated railway}, one in which the track is raised considerably above the ground, especially a city railway above the line of street travel.… …

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  • 2 elevated — [el′əvāt΄id] adj. 1. lifted up; raised; high 2. exalted; dignified; lofty 3. high spirited; exhilarated 4. higher than normal [an elevated temperature] n. ☆ ELEVATED RAILWAY …

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  • 3 elevated — elevated; un·elevated; …

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  • 4 elevated — [adj1] highly moral or dignified animated, big time*, bright, elated, eloquent, eminent, ethical, exalted, exhilarated, formal, grand, grandiloquent, heavy, high, high flown*, high minded, honorable, inflated, lofty, noble, righteous, stately,… …

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  • 5 elevated — index ecstatic, famous, magnanimous, meritorious, outstanding (prominent), prominent, sacrosanct …

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  • 6 elevated — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ of a high intellectual or moral level …

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  • 7 elevated — el|e|vat|ed [ˈelıveıtıd] adj 1.) elevated thoughts, words etc seem to be intelligent or of high moral standard ▪ elevated philosophical language 2.) [only before noun] an elevated position or rank is very important and respected 3.) raised off… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 elevated — [[t]e̱lɪveɪtɪd[/t]] 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n A person, job, or role that is elevated is very important or of very high rank. His career has blossomed and that has given him a certain elevated status. 2) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n If thoughts or ideas are… …

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  • 9 elevated — adjective 1 elevated thoughts, words etc seem to be intelligent or of high moral standard: elevated philosophical language 2 (only before noun) an elevated position or rank is very important 3 higher up than other things: From our elevated… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 elevated — I. adjective Date: 1553 1. a. raised especially above the ground or other surface < an elevated highway > b. increased especially abnormally (as in degree or amount) < elevated blood pressure > 2. a. being morally or intellectually on a high… …

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  • 11 elevated — /el euh vay tid/, adj. 1. raised up, esp. above the ground or above the normal level: an elevated platform; an elevated pulse. 2. exalted or noble; lofty: elevated thoughts. 3. elated; joyful. n. 4. an elevated railroad. [1545 55; ELEVATE + ED2]… …

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  • 12 elevated — el|e|vat|ed [ elə,veıtəd ] adjective FORMAL 1. ) raised above the ground, or higher than the surrounding area: an elevated railroad/highway a ) at a higher level or amount than previously or than is normal: the dangers of elevated blood pressure… …

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  • 13 elevated — UK [ˈeləˌveɪtɪd] / US [ˈeləˌveɪtəd] adjective formal 1) a) raised above the ground, or higher than the surrounding area an elevated railway/motorway b) at a higher level or amount than previously or than is normal the dangers of elevated blood… …

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  • 14 elevated — I noun a railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street level • Syn: ↑elevated railway, ↑elevated railroad, ↑el, ↑overhead railway • Hypernyms: ↑railway, ↑railroa …

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  • 15 elevated — adjective 1) an elevated highway Syn: raised, upraised, high up, aloft; overhead 2) elevated language Syn: lofty, grand, exalted, fine, sublime; inflated, pompous …

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  • 16 elevated — adjective 1) an elevated motorway Syn: raised, overhead, in the air, high up 2) elevated language Syn: lofty, grand, exalted, fine, sublime, inflated, pompous …

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  • 17 Elevated — Elevate El e*vate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Elevated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Elevating}.] [L. elevatus, p. p. of elevare; e + levare to lift up, raise, akin to levis light in weight. See {Levity}.] 1. To bring from a lower place to a higher; to lift up;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 elevated — el·e·vat·ed el ə .vāt əd adj increased esp. abnormally (as in degree or amount) <elevated blood pressure> <elevated temperature> …

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  • 19 elevated —    drunk    From the feeling induced at a certain stage of drunkenness:     Johnson, (who, from drinking only water, supposed every body who drank wine to be elevated.) I won t argue any more with you, Sir. You are too far gone. (J. Boswell, 1791 …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 20 elevated — el•e•vat•ed [[t]ˈɛl əˌveɪ tɪd[/t]] adj. 1) raised up, esp. above the ground 2) increased above the normal level: an elevated pulse[/ex] 3) exalted or noble; lofty 4) elated; joyful 5) cvb an elevated railroad • Etymology: 1545–55 …

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