Meaning of ELEVATOR in English

ELEVATOR

noun ( AmE ) ⇨ See also ↑ lift

ADJECTIVE

▪ glass

▪ express , high-speed

▪ creaky

We took a creaky old ~ up to the third floor.

▪ freight , grain , service

The agents in the station sent the checked baggage down stairs on a freight ~.

▪ hotel

VERB + ELEVATOR

▪ ride , take

He rode the ~ to the 43rd floor.

▪ use

▪ board , enter

▪ exit , leave

▪ call

York pressed the button to call the ~.

▪ install

ELEVATOR + VERB

▪ go up

▪ descend , go down

▪ arrive , reach sth

▪ stop

▪ close , open

▪ ding

The ~ dinged and the door opened.

ELEVATOR + NOUN

▪ shaft

One guy fell down the ~ shaft.

▪ door

The ~ doors closed behind her.

▪ button

▪ lobby

▪ music

▪ man , operator

▪ ride

▪ system

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