Synonyms for ELEVATE

Usage Examples for ELEVATE

  1. It is the law of life that he who would elevate the standards of his associates and thus lead men to the fullest realization of the divine ideals must ordinarily do it in the face of opposition, ignominy, and seeming failure. - "The Makers and Teachers of Judaism" by Charles Foster Kent
  2. But I assure you that the one all- absorbing topic of the German people is this one of Germany's manifest destiny to rule and elevate the world. - "The Major" by Ralph Connor
  3. He insisted on a thorough mental elaboration, by means of sermons, explanations, questions and answers, of the material memorized, in order to elevate it to the plane of knowledge. - "Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church" by Friedrich Bente
  4. Probably it is because one in such circumstances is usually called upon to turn out before he has had enough sleep; perhaps it may be that the fires have burnt low or gone out altogether, and the gloom of a forest before sunrise is not calculated to elevate the spirits. - "The Red Eric" by R.M. Ballantyne
  5. He had been spared fifty- six years and surrounded by every circumstance that might soften his heart and every influence that might elevate his faith. - "Abraham Lincoln: Was He A Christian?" by John B. Remsburg