elevate (someone or something) to (something)

elevate (someone or something) to (something)

1. To promote someone to a better position. While my manager was out on maternity leave, I was elevated to her position and oversaw the whole department.
2. To promote the importance of something. If we don't elevate this issue to a urgent, it will never get done.
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elevate someone or something to something

to raise the status of someone to something; to promote someone to something higher, such as a job, a better status, etc. The success elevated her to a new rank and higher pay. The boss's attention elevated the policy question to the highest priority. She sought to elevate herself to some sort of social goddess.
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