exalt

  • 1 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 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 exalt — exalt, magnify, aggrandize are comparable when meaning to increase in importance or in prestige. Exalt and magnify also come into comparison in their older sense of to extol or to glorify {O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name… …

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  • 3 Exalt — is a word which means to praise, glorify, honor, intensify, or heighten. It is most often used in religious contexts.Exalt and the related term exaltation may refer to: * Exaltation (Mormonism), becoming like God. It also has a broader non Latter …

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  • 4 Exalt 21 — (Барселона,Испания) Категория отеля: Адрес: Jacquard, 14 18, Сантс Монжуик, 08028 Барселон …

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  • 5 exalt — exalt, exult The two words are not related and have different meanings which can be confused because of their closeness of form. Exalt (pronounced ig zawlt) means ‘to praise highly’, and is often used in the participial form exalted, meaning… …

    Modern English usage

  • 6 exalt — index belaud, compound, elevate, honor, magnify, overestimate, parlay (exploit successfully), promote (advance) …

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  • 7 exalt — (v.) late 14c., from O.Fr. exalter (10c.), from L. exaltare raise, elevate, from ex out, up (see EX (Cf. ex )) + altus high (see OLD (Cf. old)). Related: Exalted; exalting …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 exalt — [v] promote, praise acclaim, advance, aggrandize, apotheosize, applaud, bless, boost, build up*, commend, dignify, distinguish, ennoble, erect, eulogize, extol, glorify, halo, honor, idolize, intensify, laud, magnify, pay homage to, pay tribute… …

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  • 9 exalt — ► VERB 1) praise or regard highly. 2) raise to a higher rank or position. ORIGIN Latin exaltare, from altus high …

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  • 10 exalt — [eg zôlt′, igzôlt′] vt. [ME exalten < OFr exalter < LL (chiefly Ec) exaltare < ex , out, up + altus, high: see OLD] to raise on high; elevate; lift up; specif., a) to raise in status, dignity, power, honor, wealth, etc. b) to praise;… …

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  • 11 exalt — exalter, n. /ig zawlt /, v.t. 1. to raise in rank, honor, power, character, quality, etc.; elevate: He was exalted to the position of president. 2. to praise; extol: to exalt someone to the skies. 3. to stimulate, as the imagination: The lyrics… …

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  • 12 exalt — UK [ɪɡˈzɔːlt] / US [ɪɡˈzɔlt] verb [transitive] Word forms exalt : present tense I/you/we/they exalt he/she/it exalts present participle exalting past tense exalted past participle exalted formal 1) to praise someone or something very much 2) if… …

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  • 13 exalt — ex·alt ig zȯlt vt to cause (virulence) to increase <virulence exalted by addition of mucin to a bacterial culture> also to increase the virulence of <exalt a virus by repeated rapid passage through susceptible hosts> …

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  • 14 exalt — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. elevate, raise, lift up, dignify, honor; praise, glorify, magnify, extol, aggrandize, elate, uplift; intensify, heighten. See approbation, repute, increase. Ant., abase. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To… …

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  • 15 exalt — ex|alt [ıgˈzo:lt US ˈzo:lt] v [T] formal [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: exaltare, from altus high ] 1.) to put someone or something into a high rank or position 2.) to praise someone, especially God ▪ Exalt ye the Lord …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 exalt — [[t]ɪgzɔ͟ːlt[/t]] exalts, exalting, exalted VERB To exalt someone or something means to praise them very highly. [FORMAL] [V n] However difficult she might have been, this book exalts her as both mother and muse... [V n] His work exalts all those …

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  • 17 exalt — verb (T) formal 1 to put someone or something into a high rank or position 2 to praise someone, especially God: Exalt ye the Lord …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 exalt — verb 1) they exalted their hero Syn: extol, praise, acclaim, esteem; pay homage to, revere, venerate, worship, lionize, idolize, look up to; informal put on a pedestal, laud Ant: disparage, despi …

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  • 19 exalt — /əgˈzɔlt / (say uhg zawlt), /ɛg / (say eg ) verb (t) 1. to elevate in rank, honour, power, character, quality, etc.: exalted to the position of president. 2. to praise; extol: to exalt someone to the skies. 3. Obsolete to elate, as with pride or… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 exalt — verb Etymology: Middle English, from Latin exaltare, from ex + altus high more at old Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. to raise in rank, power, or character 2. to elevate by praise or in estimation ; glorify 3. obsolete elate …

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