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Evolve vs. Elevate

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Evolveverb

To move in regular procession through a system.

Elevateverb

(transitive) To raise (something) to a higher position; to lift.

Evolveverb

(intransitive) To change; transform.

Elevateverb

(transitive) To promote (someone) to a higher rank.

Evolveverb

To come into being; develop.

Elevateverb

(transitive) To ennoble or honour/honor (someone).

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Evolveverb

(biology) Of a population, to change genetic composition over successive generations through the process of evolution.

Elevateverb

(transitive) To lift someone's spirits; to cheer up.

Evolveverb

(chemistry) To give off (gas, such as oxygen or carbon dioxide during a reaction).

‘to evolve odours’;

Elevateverb

(transitive) To increase the intensity of something, especially that of sound.

‘to elevate the voice’;

Evolveverb

(transitive) To cause something to change or transform.

Elevateverb

To intoxicate in a slight degree; to render tipsy.

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Evolveverb

To unfold or unroll; to open and expand; to disentangle and exhibit clearly and satisfactorily; to develop; to derive; to educe.

‘The animal soul sooner evolves itself to its full orb and extent than the human soul.’; ‘The principles which art involves, science alone evolves.’; ‘Not by any power evolved from man's own resources, but by a power which descended from above.’;

Elevateverb

To lessen; to detract from; to disparage.

Evolveverb

To throw out; to emit; as, to evolve odors.

Elevateadjective

(obsolete) Elevated; raised aloft.

Evolveverb

To become open, disclosed, or developed; to pass through a process of evolution.

Elevateadjective

Elevated; raised aloft.

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Evolveverb

work out;

‘We have developed a new theory of evolution’;

Elevateverb

To bring from a lower place to a higher; to lift up; to raise; as, to elevate a weight, a flagstaff, etc.

Evolveverb

undergo development or evolution;

‘Modern man evolved a long time ago’;

Elevateverb

To raise to a higher station; to promote; as, to elevate to an office, or to a high social position.

Evolveverb

gain through experience;

‘I acquired a strong aversion to television’; ‘Children must develop a sense of right and wrong’; ‘Dave developed leadership qualities in his new position’; ‘develop a passion for painting’;

Elevateverb

To raise from a depressed state; to animate; to cheer; as, to elevate the spirits.

Elevateverb

To exalt; to ennoble; to dignify; as, to elevate the mind or character.

Elevateverb

To raise to a higher pitch, or to a greater degree of loudness; - said of sounds; as, to elevate the voice.

Elevateverb

To intoxicate in a slight degree; to render tipsy.

Elevateverb

To lessen; to detract from; to disparage.

Elevateverb

give a promotion to or assign to a higher position;

‘John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired’; ‘Women tend not to advance in the major law firms’; ‘I got promoted after many years of hard work’;

Elevateverb

raise from a lower to a higher position;

‘Raise your hands’; ‘Lift a load’;

Elevateverb

raise in rank or condition;

‘The new law lifted many people from poverty’;

Elevateverb

raise or lift (something) to a higher position

‘the exercise will naturally elevate your chest and head’;

Elevateverb

(of a priest) hold up (a consecrated host or chalice) for adoration

‘she ordered the bishop celebrating Mass in her chapel not to elevate the Host’;

Elevateverb

raise the axis of (a piece of artillery) to increase its range

‘the field guns were elevated twenty degrees’;

Elevateverb

raise to a more important or impressive level

‘he has elevated bad taste into an art form’; ‘he was elevated to Secretary of State’;

Elevateverb

increase the level of (something)

‘the therapy can elevate serum amylase levels’;

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