Elevation vs Cultivation - What's the difference?

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Elevation is a synonym of cultivation.

As nouns the difference between elevation and cultivation

is that elevation is elevation (height above something) while cultivation is the art or act of cultivating; improvement of land for or by agriculture.




(en noun)
  • The act of raising from a lower place, condition, or quality to a higher; said of material things, persons, the mind, the voice, etc.; as, the elevation of grain; elevation to a throne; elevation to sainthood; elevation of mind, thoughts, or character.
  • The condition of being or feeling elevated; heightened; exaltation.
  • That which is raised up or elevated; an elevated place or station; as, an elevation of the ground; a hill.
  • The distance of a celestial object above the horizon, or the arc of a vertical circle intercepted between it and the horizon; altitude; as, the elevation of the pole, or of a star.
  • The angle which the style makes with the substylar line.
  • The movement of the axis of a piece in a vertical plane; also, the angle of elevation, that is, the angle between the axis of the piece and the line of sight; distinguished from direction.
  • (lb) A geometrical projection of a building, or other object, on a plane perpendicular to the horizon; orthographic projection on a vertical plane; called by the ancients the orthography.
  • (lb) The raising of the —representing Christ’s body—in a mass or Holy Communion service.
  • Antonyms

    * disgust * demotion * depression * diminishment * reduction




  • The art or act of cultivating; improvement of land for or by agriculture
  • The heavy cultivation of the hillside led to soil erosion.
  • The state of being cultivated or used for agriculture
  • ''These fields are in cultivation .
  • Devotion of time or attention to the improvement of (something)
  • His steadfast cultivation of their relationship finally bore fruit.
  • Advancement or refinement in physical, intellectual, or moral condition
  • She is a woman of great cultivation .


    * (art or act of cultivating) tillage * (advancement or refinement in condition) refinement, culture; education