Student Thesaurus

One entry found for elevation.
Entry Word: elevation
Function: noun
Text: 1 a raising or a state of being raised to a higher rank or position <the appointment of Sandra Day O'Connor marked the first elevation of a woman to the U.S. Supreme Court> -- see ADVANCEMENT 1
2 an area of high ground <Little Round Top is one of the most visited elevations in the entire Gettysburg National Military Park> -- see HEIGHT 4
3 the distance of something or someone from bottom to top <the elevation of Angel Falls is 979 meters, making it the world's highest waterfall> -- see HEIGHT 3
4 the most extreme or advanced point <some people contend that Western civilization reached its elevation in Greece five centuries before Christ> -- see HEIGHT 2