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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Elate  \E*late"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Elated};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Elating}.] 
  1.  To  raise;  to  exalt.  [R.] 
 
  By  the  potent  sun  elated  high.  --Thomson. 
 
  2.  To  exalt  the  spirit  of  to  fill  with  confidence  or 
  exultation;  to  elevate  or  flush  with  success;  to  puff  up 
  to  make  proud. 
 
  Foolishly  elated  by  spiritual  pride.  --Warburton. 
 
  You  ought  not  be  elated  at  the  chance  mishaps  of 
  your  enemies.  --Jowett 
  (Thucyd.  ). 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Elate  \E*late"\,  a.  [L.  elatus  elevated,  fig.,  elated,  proud 
  (the  figure,  perh.,  being  borrowed  from  a  prancing  horse);  e 
  out  +  latus  (used  as  p.  p.  of  ferre  to  bear),  for  tlatus,  and 
  akin  to  E.  tolerate.  See  {Tolerate},  and  cf  {Extol}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  elate 
  v  :  fill  with  high  spirits;  fill  with  optimism  [syn:  {lift  up}, 
  {uplift},  {pick  up},  {intoxicate}]  [ant:  {depress}] 




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