Meaning : Give a promotion to or assign to a higher position.
John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired.
Women tend not to advance in the major law firms.
I got promoted after many years of hard work.
Meaning : Raise from a lower to a higher position.
Raise your hands.
Lift a load.
Elevate ka meaning, vilom shabd, paryayvachi aur samanarthi shabd in Hindi. Elevate ka matlab kya hota hai?