|Origin:||elevatus, past participle of elevare 'to lift up'|
to move someone or something to a more important level or rank, or make them better than before:
Language has elevated humans above the other animals.
elevate somebody/something to something
Their purpose is to elevate AIDS to the top of government priorities.
to lift someone or something to a higher position:
Gradually elevate the patient into an upright position.
to increase the amount, temperature, pressure etc of something:
These drugs may elevate acid levels in the blood.