verb (used with object), e·lat·ed, e·lat·ing.
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Origin of elate
OTHER WORDS FROM elateo·ver·e·late, verb (used with object), o·ver·e·lat·ed, o·ver·e·lat·ing.un·e·lat·ing, adjective
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How to use elate in a sentence
His victory elated the crowd of 135,000, the largest to watch a sports event since the coronavirus pandemic began, and the affection was mutual as he climbed a fence in joy, then ran down the track waving and saluting fans.
It was strange, but as he stared at the taped tubes, the image of scarcity elated him.
But as he held on through the dark and solemn forest path he grew less elate.Forging the Blades|Bertram Mitford
Success made Samuel Clemens merely elate, more kindly, more humanly generous.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
First edition:— And my face bear his brand—mine, that once bore Love's badge elate!The Heptalogia|Algernon Charles Swinburne
Winnie was the only one whom this mystery did not seem to elate.Witch Winnie's Mystery, or The Old Oak Cabinet|Elizabeth W. Champney
He had returned from his day's outing and his countenance shone elate.The Higher Court|Mary Stewart Daggett