Definitions

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  • adjective obsolete, rare Raised; elevated.
  • verb transitive, obsolete Raise (a person’s) spirits or lighten (his) mood; relieve (someone of a mental or emotional burden).
  • verb transitive, obsolete Raise; elevate.
  • verb intransitive, obsolete, rare Rise up.

Etymologies

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From the Classical Latin relevātus ("elevated”, “lightened”, “relieved”, “alleviated"), the perfect passive participle of relevō; compare the Italian rilevato.

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From relevāt-, the perfect passive participial stem of the Classical Latin relevō ("I raise”, “I lighten”, “I relieve”, “I alleviate"); compare the Middle French and Modern French relever, as well as the English relevation.

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