'Exalt' definitions:

Definition of 'exalt'

(from WordNet)
Praise, glorify, or honor; "extol the virtues of one's children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking" [syn: laud, extol, exalt, glorify, proclaim]
Fill with sublime emotion; "The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies"; "He was inebriated by his phenomenal success" [syn: exhilarate, tickle pink, inebriate, thrill, exalt, beatify]
Heighten or intensify; "These paintings exalt the imagination" [syn: inspire, animate, invigorate, enliven, exalt]
Raise in rank, character, or status; "exalted the humble shoemaker to the rank of King's adviser"

Definition of 'Exalt'

  • Exalt \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. [1913 Webster]
  • I will exalt my throne above the stars of God. --Is. xiv. 13. [1913 Webster]
  • Exalt thy towery head, and lift thine eyes --Pope. [1913 Webster]
  • 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. [1913 Webster]
  • Righteousness exalteth a nation. --Prov. xiv. 34. [1913 Webster]
  • He that humbleth himself shall be exalted. --Luke xiv. 11. [1913 Webster]
  • 3. To elevate by prise or estimation; to magnify; to extol; to glorify. "Exalt ye the Lord." --Ps. xcix. 5. [1913 Webster]
  • In his own grace he doth exalt himself. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
  • 4. To lift up with joy, pride, or success; to inspire with delight or satisfaction; to elate. [1913 Webster]
  • They who thought they got whatsoever he lost were mightily exalted. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
  • 5. To elevate the tone of, as of the voice or a musical instrument. --Is. xxxvii. 23. [1913 Webster]
  • Now Mars, she said, let Fame exalt her voice. --Prior. [1913 Webster]
  • 6. (Alchem.) To render pure or refined; to intensify or concentrate; as, to exalt the juices of bodies. [1913 Webster]
  • With chemic art exalts the mineral powers. --Pope. [1913 Webster]