Complete Definition of "elate"

English

Etymology
From L. elatum, past participle of efferre, "to raise".

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-eɪt|-eɪt

Verb
en-verb|elat|ing

  1. transitive To make joyful or proud.
  2. transitive To lift up; raise; elevate.

Latin

Etymology
From term|elatus|ÄlÄtus|exalted, lofty|lang=la

Adverb
la-adv|elat|ÄlÄt|e

  1. loftily, proudly

Related terms
elatio|ÄlÄtiÅ
elatus|ÄlÄtus

References
Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, 1st edition. (Oxford University Press)

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