Definition of Exalt

1. Verb. Praise, glorify, or honor. "Sam and Sue exalt the movie "; "Glorify one's spouse's cooking"

Exact synonyms: Extol, Glorify, Laud, Proclaim
Generic synonyms: Praise
Specialized synonyms: Canonise, Canonize, Ensky, Crack Up, Hymn
Derivative terms: Exaltation, Extoller, Extolment, Glorification, Glorification, Glory, Glory, Laudable, Laudatory, Lauder

2. Verb. Fill with sublime emotion. "The performance is likely to exalt Sue"; "He was inebriated by his phenomenal success"

3. Verb. Heighten or intensify. "The performance is likely to exalt Sue"; "These paintings exalt the imagination"
Exact synonyms: Animate, Enliven, Inspire, Invigorate
Generic synonyms: Excite, Shake, Shake Up, Stimulate, Stir
Specialized synonyms: Encourage
Derivative terms: Exaltation, Invigoration

4. Verb. Raise in rank, character, or status. "Exalted the humble shoemaker to the rank of King's adviser"
Generic synonyms: Elevate, Lift, Raise
Specialized synonyms: Deify
Derivative terms: Exaltation

Definition of Exalt

1. v. t. To raise high; to elevate; to lift up.

Definition of Exalt

1. Verb. (transitive) To honor; to hold in high esteem. ¹

2. Verb. To raise in rank, status etc., to elevate. ¹

¹ Source:

Definition of Exalt

1. to raise [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: raise

Medical Definition of Exalt

1. 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." "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. "Now Mars, she said, let Fame exalt her voice." (Prior) 6. To render pure or refined; to intensify or concentrate; as, to exalt the juices of bodies. "With chemic art exalts the mineral powers." (Pope) Origin: L. Exaltare; ex out (intens) + altare to make high, altus high: cf.F. Exalter. See Altitude. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Exalt Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Exalt Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Exalt

exalt (current term)

Literary usage of Exalt

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Mr. William Whiston: Containing, Memoirs William Whiston by William Whiston (1753)
"... and exalt him a-. bove all for ever. O ye lightnings and clouds, ... and exalt him a- bove all for ever. , , pO ye whales, and all that move in the. ..."

2. Sermons: To which is Prefixed a Short Account of the Life and Character of by Hugh Blair, James Finlayson (1822)
"On the TRUE HONOUR of MAN. PROVERBS, iv. 8. exalt her, and she ... exalt her, and she shall promote thee ; she shall In'itig thee to honour, ..."

3. The Psalms of David in Metre by Free Church of Scotland General Assembly, Free Church of Scotland, General Assembly (1884)
"5 The Lord our God exalt on high, and rev'rently do ye Before his footstool worship him : the Holy One is he. Samuel, with them that call Upon his name ..."

4. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"orators who, ir studied panegyrics, have laboured to exalt the glory of Constantine. Nine years after the Roman victory Naza- ..."

5. The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated Out of by Robert M. Hartley, American Bible Society, Wightman family (1875)
"33 He turneth rivers into a wilderness, and the water- springs into dry ground ; 32 Let them exalt him also in the congregation of the people, ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Exalt

Search for Exalt on!Search for Exalt on!Search for Exalt on Google!Search for Exalt on Wikipedia!