307. Elevation.

307. Elevation.NOUN. elevation; raising &c. v.; erection, lift; sublevation, upheaval; sublimation, exaltation; prominence &c. (convexity) 250.

lever &c. 633; crane, derrick, windlass, capstan, winch; dredge, dredger, dredging machine.

dumbwaiter, elevator, escalator, lift.

VERB. heighten, elevate, raise, lift, erect; set up, stick up, perch up, perk up, tilt up; rear, hoist, heave; uplift, upraise, uprear, upbear, upcast, uphoist, upheave; buoy, weigh mount, give a lift; exalt; sublimate; place on a pedestal, set on a pedestal.

[ref] escalate (increase) 35, 102, 194.

take up, drag up, fish up; dredge.

stand up, rise up, get up, jump up; spring to one’s feet; hold oneself, hold one’s head up; drawn oneself up to his full height.

ADJ. elevated &c. v.; stilted, attollent, rampant.

ADV. on stilts, on the shoulders of, on one’s legs, on one’s hind legs.


Roget’s Thesaurus 1911. Compiled, edited and supplemented by Nicholas Shea. Dev version 1.7.9b Compiled on: 19 January 2022 at 05:16:38
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