Ennoble vs. Elevate

Ennoble vs. Elevate — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Ennoble and Elevate

Ennobleverb

To make noble

"that chastity of honor ... which ennobled whatever it touched, and under which vice itself lost half its evil" (Edmund Burke).

Elevateverb

To move (something) to a higher place or position from a lower one; lift.

Ennobleverb

To confer nobility upon

ennoble a prime minister for distinguished service.

Elevateverb

To increase the amount or intensity of

factors that elevate blood pressure.

Ennobleverb

To bestow with nobility, honour or grace.

Elevateverb

To promote to a higher rank.

Ennobleverb

To perform on a fabric the industrial processes of dry-cleaning, printing and embossing, and sizing and finishing.

Elevateverb

To raise to a higher moral, cultural, or intellectual level

elevate the tone of the debate.

Ennobleverb

confer dignity or honor upon;

He was dignified with a title

Elevateverb

To lift the spirits of; elate.

Ennobleverb

give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility

Elevateverb

(Baseball) To throw a high pitch, usually a fastball, after a series of lower pitches, especially in an attempt to get a strikeout.

Elevateverb

(transitive) To raise (something) to a higher position; to lift.

Elevateverb

(transitive) To promote (someone) to a higher rank.

Elevateverb

(transitive) To ennoble or honour/honor (someone).

Elevateverb

(transitive) To lift someone's spirits; to cheer up.

Elevateverb

(transitive) To increase the intensity of something, especially that of sound.

to elevate the voice

Elevateverb

To intoxicate in a slight degree; to render tipsy.

Elevateverb

To lessen; to detract from; to disparage.

Elevateadjective

(obsolete) Elevated; raised aloft.

Elevateverb

give a promotion to or assign to a higher position;

John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hiredWomen tend not to advance in the major law firmsI got promoted after many years of hard work

Elevateverb

raise from a lower to a higher position;

Raise your handsLift a load

Elevateverb

raise in rank or condition;

The new law lifted many people from poverty