• IPA: /ˈɛləveɪtɪd/
  1. Simple past tense and past participle of elevate


  1. Raised, particularly above ground level.
  2. Increased, particularly above a normal level.
    the elevated language of poetry
    The patient presented with elevated blood pressure.
  3. Of a higher rank or status.
  4. (computing) Running with administration rights granted
    Install all the required tools from an elevated console.
  • German: gehoben
  • Russian: возвы́шенный
Translations Translations
  • Russian: возвы́шенный

elevated (plural elevateds)

  1. (US) An elevated railway.
    • 1934, Dashiell Hammett, The Thin Man, New York: Knopf, Chapter 16,
      Mr. Nunheim’s home was on the fourth floor of a dark, damp, and smelly building made noisy by the Sixth Avenue elevated.
    • 2012, Roger P. Roess, ‎Gene Sansone, The Wheels That Drove New York
      While the New York, Fordham, and Bronx Railway never built any elevateds, its franchise rights were valuable.

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