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Meaning of EXALT

Pronunciation:  ig'zolt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  raise in rank, character, or status; "exalted the humble shoemaker to the rank of King's adviser"
  2. [v]  praise, glorify, or honor; "extol the virtues of one's children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking"
  3. [v]  fill with sublime emotion; tickle pink (exhilarate is obsolete in this usage); "The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies"; "He was inebriated by his phenomenal success"
  4. [v]  heighten or intensify; "These paintings exalt the imagination"
 

EXALT is a 5 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: animate, beatify, enliven, exhilarate, extol, glorify, inebriate, inspire, invigorate, laud, proclaim, thrill
 
 See Also: canonize, crack up, deify, elate, elevate, encourage, ensky, excite, hymn, intoxicate, lift, lift up, pick up, praise, raise, shake, shake up, stimulate, stir, uplift

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ex*alt"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exalted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Exalting}.] [L. exaltare; ex out (intens.) + altare to make
high, altus high: cf.F. exalter. See {Altitude}.]
1. To raise high; to elevate; to lift up.

         I will exalt my throne above the stars of God. --Is.
                                               xiv. 13.

         Exalt thy towery head, and lift thine eyes --Pope.

2. To elevate in rank, dignity, power, wealth, character, or
   the like; to dignify; to promote; as, to exalt a prince to
   the throne, a citizen to the presidency.

         Righteousness exalteth a nation.      --Prov. xiv.
                                               34.

         He that humbleth himself shall be exalted. --Luke
                                               xiv. 11.

3. To elevate by prise or estimation; to magnify; to extol;
   to glorify. ``Exalt ye the Lord.'' --Ps. xcix. 5.

         In his own grace he doth exalt himself. --Shak.

4. To lift up with joy, pride, or success; to inspire with
   delight or satisfaction; to elate.

         They who thought they got whatsoever he lost were
         mightily exalted.                     --Dryden.

5. To elevate the tone of, as of the voice or a musical
   instrument. --Is. xxxvii. 23.

         Now Mars, she said, let Fame exalt her voice.
                                               --Prior.

6. (Alchem.) To render pure or refined; to intensify or
   concentrate; as, to exalt the juices of bodies.

         With chemic art exalts the mineral powers. --Pope.

 
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