- Word Explorer, Word Parts
|part of speech:
||a platform or a small room used to raise and lower people or goods from one level or floor to another in a building.
We took the elevator up to our seventh-floor hotel room.
- similar words:
- hoist, lift
||a grain storage building used to lift and pour out grain; grain elevator.
The word elevator
contains the following part:
that means a person or thing that does
More about this word part:
The suffix -ator
turns verbs ending in -ate into nouns. It is a compound of -ate + -or.