Updated English - Vietnamese Dictionary
elevate /'eliveit/Concise Dictionary
- ngoại động từ
- nâng lên, đưa lên, giương (súng...); ngẩng lên; ngước (mắt); cất cao (giọng nói)
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) làm phấn khởi, làm phấn chấn; làm hân hoan, làm hoan hỉ
elevates|elevated|elevating'elɪveɪtAdvanced English Dictionary
+give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
+raise from a lower to a higher position
+raise in rank or condition
+ verb [VN]
1 ~ sb/sth (to sth)
~ sth (into sth) (formal) to give sb/sth a higher position or rank, often more important than they deserve
Synonym: RAISE, PROMOTE
He elevated many of his friends to powerful positions within the government. + It was an attempt to elevate football to a subject worthy of serious study.
2 (technical or formal) to lift sth up or put sth in a higher position: It is important that the injured leg should be elevated.
3 (technical) to make the level of sth increase: Smoking often elevates blood pressure.
4 (formal) to improve a person's mood, so that they feel happy: The song never failed to elevate his spirits.
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