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Valid words made from Elate

You can make 39 words from 'elate' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

5 letters words from 'elate'

ELATE 5TELAE 5

4 letters words from 'elate'

ALEE 4EALE 4
LATE 4LEAT 4
LEET 4TAEL 4
TALE 4TEAL 4
TEEL 4TELA 4
TELE 4 

3 letters words from 'elate'

ALE 3ALT 3
ATE 3EAT 3
EEL 3ELT 3
ETA 3LAT 3
LEA 3LEE 3
LET 3TAE 3
TEA 3TEE 3
TEL 3 

2 letters words from 'elate'

AE 2AL 2
AT 2EA 2
EE 2EL 2
ET 2LA 2
TA 2TE 2

All 5 letters words made out of elate

elate leate ealte aelte laete alete eltae letae etlae telae lteae tleae eatle aetle etale teale atele taele latee altee ltaee tlaee atlee talee elaet leaet ealet aelet laeet aleet eleat leeat eelat eelat leeat eleat eaelt aeelt eealt eealt aeelt eaelt laeet aleet leaet elaet aelet ealet eltea letea etlea telea lteea tleea eleta leeta eelta eelta leeta eleta etela teela eetla eetla teela etela lteea tleea letea eltea telea etlea eatel aetel etael teael ateel taeel eaetl aeetl eeatl eeatl aeetl eaetl eteal teeal eetal eetal teeal eteal ateel taeel aetel eatel teael etael latee altee ltaee tlaee atlee talee laete alete leate elate aelte ealte lteae tleae letae eltae telae etlae atele taele aetle eatle teale etale

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Definitions and meaning of elate

elate

Etymology

From Middle English elat, elate, from Latin ēlātus (exalted, lofty), perfect passive participle of efferō (bring forth or out; raise; exalt), from ē (out of) (short form of ex) + ferō (carry, bear).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪˈleɪt/
  • Rhymes: -eɪt

Verb

elate (third-person singular simple present elates, present participle elating, simple past and past participle elated)

  1. (transitive) To make joyful or proud.
  2. (transitive) To lift up; raise; elevate.

Translations

Adjective

elate

  1. elated; exultant
    • 1895, Helen Hunt Jackson, The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Volume 28
      Our nineteenth century is wonderfully set up in its own esteem, wonderfully elate at its progress.
  2. (obsolete) Lifted up; raised; elevated.
    • c. 1707, Elijah Fenton, a letter to the Knight of the Sable Shield
      with upper lip elate
    • a. 1794, William Jones, an ode in imitation of Alcaeus
      And sovereign law, that State's collected will, / O'er thrones and globes, elate, / Sits empress, crowning good, repressing ill.

Quotations

  • For quotations using this term, see Citations:elate.

Related terms

  • elated
  • elation
  • efferent

Anagrams

  • Atlee, Teela, alete, telae

Estonian

Verb

elate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of elama

Latin

Etymology 1

From ēlātus (exalted, lofty), perfect passive participle of efferō (bring forth or out; raise; exalt), from ē (out of), short form of ex, + ferō (carry, bear).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /eːˈlaː.teː/, [eːˈɫ̪äːt̪eː]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /eˈla.te/, [ɛˈläːt̪ɛ]

Adverb

ēlātē (comparative ēlātus or ēlātius, no superlative)

  1. loftily, proudly
    • c. 177, Gellius: Noctes Atticae, Book 9, Chapter 15, Verse 4
      Introit adulescens et praefatur arrogantius et elatius, quam aetati eius decebat, ac deinde iubet exponi controversias.
      The young fellow entered the room, made some preliminary remarks in a more arrogant and presumptuous style than became his years, and then asked that subjects for debate be given him.
Related terms
  • ēlātiō
  • ēlātus

Etymology 2

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἐλάτη (elátē).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈe.la.teː/, [ˈɛɫ̪ät̪eː]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈe.la.te/, [ˈɛːlät̪ɛ]

Noun

elatē f (genitive elatēs); first declension

  1. A sort of fir
  2. The leaf of the palm bud
Declension

First-declension noun (Greek-type).

References

  • elate in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • elate in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • elate in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Middle English

Adjective

elate

  1. Alternative form of elat

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to raise the spirits of.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)