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English[]

Etymology[]

From Latin ēlātus (exalted, lofty), perfect passive participle of efferō (bring forth or out; raise; exalt), from ē (out of), short form of ex, + ferō (carry, bear).

Pronunciation[]

  • Rhymes: -eɪt

Verb[]

Infinitive
to Elate

Third person singular
elat

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to Elate (third-person singular simple present elat, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)

  1. (transitive) To make joyful or proud.
  2. (transitive) To lift up; raise; elevate.

Adjective[]

Elate

  1. elated; exultant

Quotations[]

For examples of the usage of this term see the citations page.

Anagrams[]

  • aeelt,
  • alete

Latin[]

Etymology[]

From ēlātus (exalted, lofty), perfect passive participle of efferō (bring forth or out; raise; exalt), from ē (out of), short form of ex, + ferō (carry, bear).

Pronunciation[]

Adverb[]

ēlātē (comparative ēlātius, superlative -)

  1. loftily, proudly

Related terms[]

  • ēlātiō
  • ēlātus

References[]

  • Elate” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

de:elate fr:elate io:elate kn:elate ml:elate ja:elate fi:elate ta:elate te:elate vi:elate zh:elate

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