Translation of elevate in Spanish:
- 1.1 (promote)to elevate something/somebody
tosomethingto elevate somebody to the peerageconcederle a alguien el título de lord/ladythe archbishop was elevated to cardinalel arzobispo fue elevado a la dignidad de cardenalhe's been elevated to the position of manager [humorous]lo han ascendido a directorExample sentences1.2 (improve, uplift) [formal]
(spirit)to elevate the mind
- Saying nothing important is elevated to the level of a virtue.
- Having sung praises to this young man who is soon to be elevated to the Bench, I believe it's equally important to put his recent edicts under scrutiny.
- Fortunately, with the arrival of the Winter Games, hockey competition has once again been elevated to an international level.
elevarser edificante1.3 (raise)Example sentences
- After a while I found I was able to lift my arms, elevate them slightly - both my arms, but it was very slow.
- Aaron raised an eyebrow and elevated his fingers again.
- Raise the bar by elevating your shoulders to just below ear level; at the same time bend and flare your elbows and immediately turn palms towards the floor.
- He recited the words of institution in German but not the Canon and failed to elevate the host and chalice, distributing them in both species immediately after the consecratory words.
- You will not find me poring over the General Instruction of the Roman Missal late at night, wondering if padre elevated the host high enough.
- In the National Gallery's Mass of Saint Giles, for example, the saint elevates the Host at the moment of consecration.
- The fact that both mortar and machine gun can be elevated to 71.5 degrees makes the system especially useful in MOUT.
- The demolition gun may be elevated or depressed for use at various ranges up to 925 meters and is coaxial mounted with a 7.62 mm machine gun.
- Switzerland produced its own tanks and in Sweden the highly original S-Tank appeared - an almost flat turretless tank destroyer which elevated and depressed its gun by adjusting its suspension.
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