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  Definition of elevation
  1. the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something; "the aggrandizement of the king"; "his elevation to cardinal"
  2. drawing of an exterior of a structure
  3. (ballet) the height of a dancer''s leap or jump; "a dancer of exceptional elevation"
  4. distance of something above a reference point (such as sea level); "there was snow at the higher elevations"
  5. the event of something being raised upward; "an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"; "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity"
  6. a raised or elevated geological formation
  7. angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
  8. the highest level or degree attainable; "his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"; "the artist''s gifts are at their acme"; "at the height of her career"; "the peak of perfection"; "summer was at its peak"; "...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of
Similar Words: aggrandizement, aggrandisement, lift, raising, natural elevation, EL, altitude, ALT, acme, height, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, top

 

Hyponyms: self-aggrandizement, self-aggrandisement, ego trip, isometry, altitude, height, grade, ground level, water level, highland, upland, hill, hills, mountain, mount, promontory, headland, foreland, ridge, swell

 

Derivational Morphology: promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate, lift, embroider, pad, lard, embellish, aggrandize, aggrandise, blow up, dramatize, dramatise, get up, bring up, rise, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise, lead, top, exceed, transcend, overstep, pass, go past, peak

 

Anagrams: inviolate

 

 
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