to raise in rank or statusHe was elevated to the post of Prime Minister.
I was promoted to editor and then editorial director.
She was to be raised to the rank of ambassador.
He was busy advancing other people's work.
He was upgraded to security guard.
God has put down the mighty from their seats, and exalted them of low degree.
kick upstairs (informal),
He would go on and on, showing off, aggrandizing himself.
give advancement to
Emotional stress can elevate blood pressure.
to lift to a higher placeShe elevated her bow and arrow.
He bought some new clothes, but they failed to elevate his spirits.
The people around him were cheered by his presence.
I only take on work that excites me.
We need a big win to boost our confidence.
There was little about the game to animate the crowd.
rouse, , ,
He did more to rouse the crowd than anybody else.
She felt both exhilarated and disturbed by what had just happened.
hearten, , , ,
The news heartened everybody.
Her visit surprised and gladdened him.
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in the sense of advance
to further a causeHe was busy advancing other people's work.
in the sense of aggrandize
to make greater in size, power, or rankHe would go on and on, showing off, aggrandizing himself.
in the sense of animate
to make livelyThere was little about the game to animate the crowd.
Video: pronunciation of 'elevate'
elevate 的词库—— 柯林斯 英语词库
Life on the edge