Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun elevation

8 senses of elevation

Sense 1
elevation, lift, raising -- (the event of something being raised upward; "an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"; "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity")
       => rise, rising, ascent, ascension -- (a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon")

Sense 2
acme, height, elevation, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, meridian, tiptop, top -- (the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development; "his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"; "the artist's gifts are at their acme"; "at the height of her career"; "the peak of perfection"; "summer was at its peak"; "...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame"; "the summit of his ambition"; "so many highest superlatives achieved by man"; "at the top of his profession")
       => degree, level, stage, point -- (a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process; "a remarkable degree of frankness"; "at what stage are the social sciences?")

Sense 3
elevation, EL, altitude, ALT -- (angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object))
       => angular position -- (relation by which any position with respect to any other position is established)

Sense 4
natural elevation, elevation -- (a raised or elevated geological formation)
       => geological formation, formation -- ((geology) the geological features of the earth)

Sense 5
elevation -- (distance of something above a reference point (such as sea level); "there was snow at the higher elevations")
       => distance -- (the property created by the space between two objects or points)

Sense 6
elevation -- ((ballet) the height of a dancer's leap or jump; "a dancer of exceptional elevation")
       => leap -- (the distance leaped (or to be leaped); "a leap of 10 feet")

Sense 7
elevation -- (drawing of an exterior of a structure)
       => plan, architectural plan -- (scale drawing of a structure; "the plans for City Hall were on file")

Sense 8
aggrandizement, aggrandisement, elevation -- (the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something; "the aggrandizement of the king"; "his elevation to cardinal")
       => increase, step-up -- (the act of increasing something; "he gave me an increase in salary")

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