verb (used with object), e·lat·ed, e·lat·ing.
- elastosis colloidalis conglomerata,
- elastosis perforans serpiginosa,
Origin of elate
Examples from the Web for elate
But at any moment—day or night—at any elate emotional moment ready!Robin|Frances Hodgson Burnett
Victory may elate and exalt, but he will not forget the occasion or the facts.The Vitalized School|Francis B. Pearson
It did not elate her, it did not disturb her; she scarcely realised it.The Battle Of The Strong, Complete|Gilbert Parker
But Nigel was a Scot, and therefore also asked himself why the lady's spirit, as reflected in her eyes, should be so elate.The Mercenary|W. J. Eccott
In ten minutes she had locked her door, hurried away, elate, happy.Cinderella Jane|Marjorie Benton Cooke
Word Origin for elate
1570s, literal, "to raise, elevate," probably from Latin elatus "uplifted, exalted," past participle of effere (see elation), or else a back-formation from elation. Figurative use from 1610s. Related: Elated; elating.