Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 307 (Elevation)

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#307. Elevation. -- N. elevation; raising &c. v.; erection, lift; sublevation[obs], upheaval; sublimation, exaltation; prominence &c. (convexity) 250.

lever &c. 633; crane, derrick, windlass, capstan, winch; dredge, dredger, dredging machine.

dumbwaiter, elevator, escalator, lift.

V. heighten, elevate, raise, lift, erect; set up, stick up, perch up, perk up, tilt up; rear, hoist, heave; uplift, upraise, uprear, upbear[obs], upcast[obs], uphoist[obs], upheave; buoy, weigh mount, give a lift; exalt; sublimate; place on a pedestal, set on a pedestal.

[ref] escalate (increase) 35, 102, 194.

take up, drag up, fish up; dredge.

stand up, rise up, get up, jump up; spring to one's feet; hold oneself, hold one's head up; drawn oneself up to his full height.

Adj. elevated &c. v.; stilted, attollent[obs], rampant.

Adv. on stilts, on the shoulders of, on one's legs, on one's hind legs.