Go to Bing homepage

elevate

US [ˈeləˌveɪt]
UK [ˈeləveɪt]
  • v.提高;提拔;举起;抬起
  • Web抬高;提升;升高
Simple Present:elevates  Present Participle:elevating  Past Tense:elevated  
elevate
Show examples
v.
1.
提拔,晋升,提升(到不应有的位置)to give sb/sth a higher position or rank, often more important than they deserve
He elevated many of his friends to powerful positions within the government.
他将许多朋友都提拔到政府部门的要职上。
It was an attempt to elevate football to a subject worthy of serious study.
这是试图将足球拔高成一门学科来进行严肃的研究。
2.
~ sth
举起;抬起to lift sth up or put sth in a higher position
It is important that the injured leg should be elevated.
将受伤的腿抬高是很重要的。
3.
~ sth
提高;使升高to make the level of sth increase
Smoking often elevates blood pressure.
抽烟常常使血压升高。
4.
~ sth
使情绪高昂;使精神振奋;使兴高采烈to improve a person's mood, so that they feel happy
The song never failed to elevate his spirits.
这首歌总使他精神振奋。

Sample Sentence

Definition:
Category:AllAll,OralOral,WrittenWritten,TitleTitle,TechnicalTechnical
Source:AllAll,DictionaryDictionary,WebWeb
Difficulty:AllAll,EasyEasy,MiddleMiddle,HardHard
More sentence filters
Hide sentence filters