Hypertext Webster Gateway: "elevated"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Elevated \El"e*va`ted\, a.
Uplifted; high; lofty; also, animated; noble; as, elevated

{Elevated railway}, one in which the track is raised
considerably above the ground, especially a city railway
above the line of street travel.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

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
1. To bring from a lower place to a higher; to lift up; to
raise; as, to elevate a weight, a flagstaff, etc.

2. To raise to a higher station; to promote; as, to elevate
to an office, or to a high social position.

3. To raise from a depressed state; to animate; to cheer; as,
to elevate the spirits.

4. To exalt; to ennoble; to dignify; as, to elevate the mind
or character.

5. To raise to a higher pitch, or to a greater degree of
loudness; -- said of sounds; as, to elevate the voice.

6. To intoxicate in a slight degree; to render tipsy.
[Colloq. & Sportive] ``The elevated cavaliers sent for two
tubs of merry stingo.'' --Sir W. Scott.

7. To lessen; to detract from; to disparage. [A Latin
meaning] [Obs.] --Jer. Taylor.

{To elevate a piece} (Gun.), to raise the muzzle; to lower
the breech.

Syn: To exalt; dignify; ennoble; erect; raise; hoist;
heighten; elate; cheer; flush; excite; animate.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

adj 1: raised above ground level; on elevated rails; "elevated
2: raised above the ground; "an elevated platform"

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