Synonyms of elevation
1 sideDictionary • the addition of a two-storey wing on the north elevation
side • The copier only copies onto one side of the paper.
back • a room at the back of the shop
face • He climbed 200 feet up the cliff face.
front • He kept up a brave front.
aspect • Climate affects every aspect of our lives.
2 altitudeDictionary • We're at an elevation of about 13,000 feet above sea level.
altitude • The next day I ran my first race at high altitude.
height • Build a wall up to a height of 2 metres.
3 promotionDictionary • celebrating his elevation to the rank of Prime Minister
promotion • rewarding outstanding employees with promotion
advancement • He cared little for social advancement.
exaltation • his exaltation to supreme power
preferment • He was told by the governors that he could expect no further preferment.
4 riseDictionary • The resort is built on an elevation overlooking the sea.
rise • I climbed to the top of the rise.
hill • They climbed to the top of the hill.
mountain • Ben Nevis, Britain's highest mountain
mound • We sat on a grassy mound and had our picnic.
berg (South Africa) • a wind coming down off the berg
eminence • The house is built on an eminence, and has a pleasing prospect.
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acclivityan upward slope, esp of the ground
advancementAdvancement is progress in your job or in your social position.
• He cared little for social advancement.
altitudeIf something is at a particular altitude, it is at that height above sea level.
• The next day I ran my first race at high altitude.
Thesaurus for elevation from the Collins English Thesaurus
the act of elevating or the state of being elevated