Something that's elevated is raised up higher than it usually is, or is higher than things around it. An elevated train line has tracks up high above the ground.

If your house is elevated on a hill, it won't be in danger of flooding, but it'll be hard to drive up the driveway on snowy days. As well as being physically elevated, things can also be figuratively elevated: your elevated social status might make you feel superior to your friends, and your favorite soccer team might hold an elevated position in the league after winning several games. In both cases, something has a higher value than it once did.

Definitions of elevated
  1. adjective
    raised above the ground
    “an elevated platform”
    located or moved above the surround or above the normal position
  2. adjective
    increased in amount or degree
    synonyms: raised
    made greater in size or amount or degree
  3. noun
    a railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street level
    synonyms: el, elevated railroad, elevated railway, overhead railway
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    big dipper, chute-the-chute, roller coaster
    elevated railway in an amusement park (usually with sharp curves and steep inclines)
    a roller coaster that goes up 200 feet or higher and can catapult riders from 0 to 70 mph in 4 seconds by motors originally designed to launch rockets
    type of:
    railroad, railroad line, railway, railway line, railway system
    line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
  4. adjective
    of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
    synonyms: exalted, grand, high-flown, high-minded, idealistic, lofty, noble-minded, rarefied, rarified, sublime
    having or showing or indicative of high or elevated character
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