Definition for elevated (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), el·e·vat·ed, el·e·vat·ing.
Origin of elevate
Examples from the Web for elevated
Perhaps more importantly, she protected and elevated causes and voices—diverse voices—that would have otherwise never been heard.The Valerie Jarrett I Know: How She Saved the Obama Campaign and Why She’s Indispensable|Joshua DuBois|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She took her temperature on Monday and noted it was slightly elevated to 99.5, just under the threshold for worry.
My headlights caught a lonely figure under the elevated train tracks.Real Life Lazarus: When Patients Rise From the Dead|Sandeep Jauhar|August 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Still, the program, along with his many books on film, elevated Ebert to “rock star status,” says James.‘Life Itself’: A Fitting, Heartrending Tribute to Cinema’s Great Appreciator Roger Ebert|Marlow Stern|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A closer reading of the Sleeprate dashboard found that both it and the PSG detected an elevated heart rate.
Frustule quadrangular, elevated at the angles into subconical processes oblique to the longitudinal axis.The Diatomaceae of Philadelphia and Vicinity|Charles Sumner Boyer
Grief smiled, elevated his eyebrows quizzically, and obeyed.A Son Of The Sun|Jack London
This is the story of a girls life, and is intense in interest, elevated in tone.The Pansy Magazine, August 1886|Various
When ye came upon me I was in contemplation of the elevated road in conjunction with the chief luminary of night.The Four Million|O. Henry
Despite our numerical inferiority, he issued the orders to pounce down upon the Franks from the crest of our elevated position.The Casque's Lark|Eugne Sue
British Dictionary definitions for elevated (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for elevated (2 of 2)
Word Origin for elevate
Word Origin and History for elevated
late 15c., from Latin elevatus, past participle of elevare "lift up, raise," figuratively, "to lighten, alleviate," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + levare "lighten, raise," from levis "light" in weight (see lever). Related: Elevated; elevating.