elate
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ɪˈleɪt/
Verb

elate (elates, present participle elating; past and past participle elated)

  1. (transitive) To make joyful or proud.
  2. (transitive) To lift up; raise; elevate.
Translations
  • Russian: поднимать настроение
Adjective
  1. elated; exultant
    • RQ
    • Our nineteenth century is wonderfully set up in its own esteem, wonderfully elate at its progress.
  2. (obsolete) Lifted up; raised; elevated.
    • with upper lip elate
    • And sovereign law, that State's collected will, / O'er thrones and globes, elate, / Sits empress, crowning good, repressing ill.
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