Definition of Elate

1. Verb. Fill with high spirits; fill with optimism. "The performance is likely to elate Sue"; "Music can uplift your spirits"

Exact synonyms: Intoxicate, Lift Up, Pick Up, Uplift
Generic synonyms: Excite, Shake, Shake Up, Stimulate, Stir
Specialized synonyms: Beatify, Puff, Beatify, Exalt, Exhilarate, Inebriate, Thrill, Tickle Pink
Causes: Joy, Rejoice
Antonyms: Depress
Derivative terms: Elation, Elation, Intoxication



Definition of Elate

1. a. Lifted up; raised; elevated.

2. v. t. To raise; to exalt.

Definition of Elate

1. Verb. (transitive) To make joyful or proud. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To lift up; raise; elevate. ¹

3. Adjective. elated; exultant ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Elate

1. to raise the spirits of [v ELATED, ELATING, ELATES] : ELATEDLY [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elate

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elastomucin
elastomucoproteinase
elastonectin
elastoplasted
elastoplasticity
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elastosis
elastosis colloidalis conglomerata
elastosis dystrophica
elastosis perforans serpiginosa
elastostatic
elastostatics
elastotic degeneration
elastoviscoplastic
elate (current term)
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elaterid beetle
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elateriums

Literary usage of Elate

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1. The Natural History of Pliny by Pliny, John Bostock, Henry Thomas Riley (1856)
"The palm called " elate,"59 or " spathe," furnishes its buds, leaves, and bark for medicinal purposes. The leaves are applied to the thoracic regions, ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"period than to eon-elate both the Potomac and the time-break with the Jurassic and assume that the lower Cretaceous horizons of Europe lack representation ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1798)
"... When youth, elate and gay, AV here passion leads or prudence points the way.» LOWTH For the period of which we speak, we do not know proper publication ..."

4. British Poets of the Nineteenth Century: Poems by Wordsworth, Coleridge by Curtis Hidden Page (1910)
"Anil who can be alone elate. While the world lies forlorn?' " Then to the wilderness I fled.— There among Alpine snows And pastoral huts I hid my head, ..."

5. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art. by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1867)
"perpendicular lines of cleavage goes, the analogy between elate and ice ia perfect; hut It fails in the point that in ice distinct laminae are formed, ..."

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