Synonyms for (noun) elevation

Synonyms: aggrandisement, aggrandizement, elevation

Definition: the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something

Usage: the aggrandizement of the king; his elevation to cardinal

Similar words: step-up, increase

Definition: the act of increasing something

Usage: he gave me an increase in salary


Synonyms: elevation

Definition: drawing of an exterior of a structure

Similar words: architectural plan, plan

Definition: scale drawing of a structure

Usage: the plans for City Hall were on file


Synonyms: elevation

Definition: (ballet) the height of a dancer's leap or jump

Usage: a dancer of exceptional elevation

Similar words: leap

Definition: the distance leaped (or to be leaped)

Usage: a leap of 10 feet


Synonyms: elevation

Definition: distance of something above a reference point (such as sea level)

Usage: there was snow at the higher elevations

Similar words: distance

Definition: the property created by the space between two objects or points


Synonyms: lift, raising, elevation

Definition: the event of something being raised upward

Usage: an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon; a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity

Similar words: rise, rising, ascension, ascent

Definition: a movement upward

Usage: they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon


Synonyms: natural elevation, elevation

Definition: a raised or elevated geological formation

Similar words: geological formation, formation

Definition: (geology) the geological features of the earth


Synonyms: ALT, altitude, EL, elevation

Definition: angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)

Similar words: angular position

Definition: relation by which any position with respect to any other position is established


Synonyms: meridian, height, tiptop, top, summit, superlative, acme, pinnacle, peak, elevation

Definition: the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development

Usage: 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

Similar words: level, stage, point, degree

Definition: a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process

Usage: a remarkable degree of frankness; at what stage are the social sciences?