Exalt meaning

ĭg-zôlt
To glorify, praise, or honor.
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To exalt is defined as to praise the virtues of someone or to raise that person into a position of greater authority or power.

An example of exalt is when you go on and on about how good someone is and then you give him a promotion.

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To raise in rank, character, or status; elevate.

Exalted the shepherd to the rank of grand vizier.

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To raise in rank, status etc., to elevate.

The man was exalted from a humble carpenter to a minister.

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To increase the effect or intensity of; heighten.

Works of art that exalt the imagination.

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To raise on high; elevate; lift up.
  • To raise in status, dignity, power, honor, wealth, etc.
  • To praise; glorify; extol.
  • To fill with joy, pride, etc.; elate.
  • To heighten or intensify the action or effect of.
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To honor; to hold in high esteem.

They exalted their queen.

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Origin of exalt

  • Middle English exalten from Latin exaltāre ex- up, away ex– altus high al-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French exalter, from Latin exaltare

    From Wiktionary