Extol meaning

ĭk-stōl
To praise highly; exalt.
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Extol is defined as to praise highly.

An example of extol is to loudly and passionately sing songs of worship.

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To praise highly; laud.
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To praise; to make high.
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Origin of extol

  • Middle English extollen from Latin extollere to lift up, praise ex- up from ex– tollere to lift telə- in Indo-European roots

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

  • Borrowing from Latin extollō ("elevate, raise high"); ultimately based on the Proto-Indo-European root *tel-, *tol- (“to bear, carry”).

    From Wiktionary