from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To make proud or joyful: Her success elated the family.
- adj. Elated.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To make joyful or proud.
- v. To lift up; raise; elevate.
- adj. elated; exultant
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Lifted up; raised; elevated.
- adj. Having the spirits raised by success, or by hope; flushed or exalted with confidence; elated; exultant.
- transitive v. To raise; to exalt.
- transitive v. To exalt the spirit of; to fill with confidence or exultation; to elevate or flush with success; to puff up; to make proud.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To raise; exalt; elevate.
- To raise or swell, as the mind or spirits; elevate with satisfaction or gratification; puff up; make proud.
- Raised; lifted up.
- Exalted in feeling; elated.
- Synonyms Exultant, jubilant, exhilarated, overjoyed, puffed up, proud.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. fill with high spirits; fill with optimism
There was no mistake — pressure to pressure, warmth to warmth, and with an elate thrill he felt her breathe against him.
This is accessible art; the kind of stuff kids elate (nice typo) to that leads to thinking about art in ways they haven't.
How come the rest of American knew about this "reverend" but McCain and his elate staff of adisors didn't have a clue.
The return of Izzy See RED HOT LIES as a prime suspect again will elate Laura Caldwell fans as the lawyer who learned the hard way not to trust cops sets out to prove her innocence by uncovering the identity of the killer.
Readers will not have seen that coming once they had escaped from Russia, but as always Daniel Silva provides another great entry that will elate fans who will also wonder how the author can top THE DEFECTOR.
Working as a translator or at least a good one implies exercising a high level of attention to detail, the kind of nit-pickiness that will drive your friends mad but which will elate your clients.
Choosing Clinton would elate her fans, soothing any lingering bruised feelings, a ...
Choosing Clinton would elate her fans, soothing any lingering bruised feelings, and bring some major star power to the State Department.
“Again,” cried he, with a look at once stern and disappointed, “again thou failest me? what wanton trifling! why shouldst thou thus elate a worn-out mind, only to make it feel its lingering credulity? or why, teaching me to think I had found an angel, so unkindly undeceive me?”
The slain elate and alive again, the dust and debris alive,