- a rising up onto full point or half point from the flat of the feet.
Origin of relevé
Examples from the Web for releves
Historical Examples of releves
And so on with the entremets, and hors d'oeuvres, and the rotis, and the releves.A Little Dinner at Timmins's
William Makepeace Thackeray
1825 as a dish; 1930 in ballet, from French relevé, 19th century verbal noun from past participle of relever (see relieve), so, literally "raised up."