Etymology
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elate (v.)

1570s, literal, "to raise, elevate," probably from Latin elatus "uplifted, exalted," past participle of effere "carry out, bring forth" (see elation), or else a back-formation from elation. Figurative use, "to raise or swell the mind or spirit with satisfaction and pride," is from 1610s. Related: Elated; elating.

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Definitions of elate

elate (v.)
fill with high spirits; fill with optimism;
Synonyms: lift up / uplift / pick up / intoxicate
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