el|e|vat|ed [ˈelıveıtıd] adj
1.) elevated thoughts, words etc seem to be intelligent or of high moral standard
elevated philosophical language
2.) [only before noun]
an elevated position or rank is very important and respected
3.) raised off the ground or higher up than other things
The train runs on an elevated track.
4.) formal elevated levels, temperatures etc are higher than normal
elevated blood sugar levels

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  • elevated — [adj1] highly moral or dignified animated, big time*, bright, elated, eloquent, eminent, ethical, exalted, exhilarated, formal, grand, grandiloquent, heavy, high, high flown*, high minded, honorable, inflated, lofty, noble, righteous, stately,… …   New thesaurus

  • elevated — index ecstatic, famous, magnanimous, meritorious, outstanding (prominent), prominent, sacrosanct …   Law dictionary

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  • elevated — adjective 1 elevated thoughts, words etc seem to be intelligent or of high moral standard: elevated philosophical language 2 (only before noun) an elevated position or rank is very important 3 higher up than other things: From our elevated… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • elevated — I. adjective Date: 1553 1. a. raised especially above the ground or other surface < an elevated highway > b. increased especially abnormally (as in degree or amount) < elevated blood pressure > 2. a. being morally or intellectually on a high… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • elevated — /el euh vay tid/, adj. 1. raised up, esp. above the ground or above the normal level: an elevated platform; an elevated pulse. 2. exalted or noble; lofty: elevated thoughts. 3. elated; joyful. n. 4. an elevated railroad. [1545 55; ELEVATE + ED2]… …   Universalium

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