verb (used with object)
to make very happy or proud: news to elate the hearer.
Origin: 1350–1400; Middle English elat Related forms
proud, exalted < Latin ēlātus
carried away, lifted up (past participle of efferre
), equivalent to ē- e-1
carry, lift (see translate
) + -tus
past participle suffix
overelate, verb (used with object), overelated, overelating.