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Definition of "elevated" []

  • Raised especially above the ground: an elevated platform. (adjective)
  • Increased in amount or degree: an elevated temperature. (adjective)
  • Morally or intellectually superior. (adjective)
  • Formal; lofty: an elevated prose style. (adjective)
  • Elated in feeling or mood; high-spirited. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "elevated" in a sentence
  • "We hold that these colored barbarians have been withdrawn from a country of native barbarism, and under the benignant influence of a Christian rule, of a Christian civilization, have been elevated, yes, _elevated_ to a standing and position which they could never have otherwise secured."
  • "Yellen used the word "elevated" four times in her speech in referring to the 8.8 percent jobless rate."
  • "The majority of MPC did see near some term elevated CPI prospects elevated and UK growth momentum would be more than thought."