Definitions and Examples of elevation, raise
Learn when and how to use these words with these examples!
The height to which something is elevated above a point of reference, such as sea level.
The mountain's elevation was so high that it was covered in snow all year round.
To move something to a higher position or level.
He decided to raise the flag to the top of the pole to show his patriotism.
Key Differences: elevation vs raise
- 1Elevation is a noun that describes the height of something above a point of reference.
- 2Raise is a verb that describes the action of moving something to a higher position or level.
Effective Usage of elevation, raise
- 1Geography: Use elevation to describe the height of mountains, hills, and other landforms.
- 2Architecture: Use raise to describe the process of lifting a building or structure to a higher level.
- 3Daily Life: Use these antonyms to describe the height of objects, such as furniture, shelves, and ceilings.
The antonyms elevation and raise convey the opposite meaning of nonelevation, which means the absence of height or altitude. Use elevation to describe the height of landforms, and raise to describe the action of lifting something to a higher position or level.