ELEVATE: 1. Raise or lift (something) to a higher position. (Verb)
Similar: raise, lift (up) raise up/aloft, buoy up. upraise, bear aloft, hoist, hike up, haul up, heft up, boost!
2. Raise to a more important or impressive level
Similar: promote, give promotion, upgrade and improve the position/status of.
- Oxford English Dictionary.