Levitate meaning

lĕvĭ-tāt
To rise or cause to rise into the air and float in apparent defiance of gravity.
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To cause to rise and float in the air.
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To rise and float in the air because of, or as if because of, lightness and buoyancy.
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To cause to rise in the air and float, as if in defiance of gravity.

The magician levitated the woman.

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(intransitive) To be suspended in the air, as if in defiance of gravity.

The guru claimed that he could levitate.

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Origin of levitate

  • From Latin levis light (on the model of gravitate) levity

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin levō (“I elevate, I lift up"), from levis (“light").

    From Wiktionary