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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of elevate.
  • adj. Above ground level.
  • adj. Of a higher rank or status.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Uplifted; high; lofty; also, animated; noble.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Lifted or raised to, or placed or situated in, a position above the ground or general level; situated higher than the plane with which the comparison is made.
  • In mathematics, containing high powers of the unknown or variable: said of an equation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. raised above the ground
  • adj. of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
  • adj. increased in amount or degree
  • n. a railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street level

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