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leviration | levirostres | levis | levisticum | levisticum officinale | levitate | levitation | levite | levitical | levitically | leviticus


Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)


levitatev. i. [L. levitas, -atis, lightness. See Levity.].
     To rise, or tend to rise, as if lighter than the surrounding medium; to become buoyant; -- opposed to gravitate.  Sir. J. Herschel.  [1913 Webster]
levitatev. t. 
     To make buoyant; to cause to float in the air; as, to levitate a table.  [1913 Webster]


levitate, v.
1 intr. rise and float in the air (esp. with reference to spiritualism).
2 tr. cause to do this.

levitation n. levitator n.
L levis light, after GRAVITATE



arise, ascend, boost, buoy up, cast up, come up, curl upwards, elevate, erect, escalate, float, go up, grow up, heave, heft, heighten, heist, hike, hoick, hoist, hold up, jerk up, knock up, lift, lift up, lob, loft, loom, mount, perk up, raise, raise up, rear, rear up, rise, rise up, set up, sky, spiral, spire, stand up, stick up, surge, swarm up, sweep up, throw up, tower, up, upbuoy, upcast, upgo, upgrow, upheave, uphoist, uphold, uplift, upraise, uprear, uprise, upspin, upstream, upsurge, upswarm, upthrow, upwind

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