What does exalt mean?

Definitions for exalt
ɪgˈzɔltex·alt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. laud, extol, exalt, glorify, proclaim(verb)

    praise, glorify, or honor

    "extol the virtues of one's children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking"

  2. exhilarate, tickle pink, inebriate, thrill, exalt, beatify(verb)

    fill with sublime emotion

    "The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies"; "He was inebriated by his phenomenal success"

  3. inspire, animate, invigorate, enliven, exalt(verb)

    heighten or intensify

    "These paintings exalt the imagination"

  4. exalt(verb)

    raise in rank, character, or status

    "exalted the humble shoemaker to the rank of King's adviser"

Wiktionary

  1. exalt(Verb)

    To honor; to hold in high esteem.

    They exalted their queen.

    Etymology: From Latin exaltare

  2. exalt(Verb)

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

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

    Etymology: From Latin exaltare

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exalt(verb)

    to raise high; to elevate; to lift up

    Etymology: [L. exaltare; ex out (intens.) + altare to make high, altus high: cf.F. exalter. See Altitude.]

  2. Exalt(verb)

    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

    Etymology: [L. exaltare; ex out (intens.) + altare to make high, altus high: cf.F. exalter. See Altitude.]

  3. Exalt(verb)

    to elevate by prise or estimation; to magnify; to extol; to glorify

    Etymology: [L. exaltare; ex out (intens.) + altare to make high, altus high: cf.F. exalter. See Altitude.]

  4. Exalt(verb)

    to lift up with joy, pride, or success; to inspire with delight or satisfaction; to elate

    Etymology: [L. exaltare; ex out (intens.) + altare to make high, altus high: cf.F. exalter. See Altitude.]

  5. Exalt(verb)

    to elevate the tone of, as of the voice or a musical instrument

    Etymology: [L. exaltare; ex out (intens.) + altare to make high, altus high: cf.F. exalter. See Altitude.]

  6. Exalt(verb)

    to render pure or refined; to intensify or concentrate; as, to exalt the juices of bodies

    Etymology: [L. exaltare; ex out (intens.) + altare to make high, altus high: cf.F. exalter. See Altitude.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Exalt

    egz-awlt′, v.t. to elevate to a higher position: to elate or fill with the joy of success: to extol: (chem.) to refine or subtilise.—n. Exaltā′tion, elevation in rank or dignity: high estate: elation: (astrol.) the position of a planet in the zodiac where it was supposed to wield the greatest influence.—p.adj. Exalt′ed, elevated: lofty: dignified.—n. Exalt′edness. [L. exaltāreex, altus, high.]

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  1. latex, LaTeX

  2. Latex

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exalt in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exalt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of exalt in a Sentence

  1. Roger Anderson:

    Let us be very careful not to fall into the trap of the world. The world views things only relative to man and to self. The Word of God views things relative to the Father, Son, and Spirit. Mankind is not the center of all things. No matter how great anyone's name might become, it is still far behind His. Our name comes from His life the name of our Lord comes from the resurrection--the event unique to Him. The world has a problem it seeks to honor, uphold, exonerate and generally praise itself. Our place and the place of the entire world system is to praise and exalt God. When people of the Bible caught a glimpse of Him, their lives were changed. Perhaps our lives remain stagnate because we do not spend enough time looking at Him.

  2. John Kennedy, Autobiography of malcolm x:

    Our nation was born in genocide when it embraced the doctrine that the original American, the Indian, was an inferior race. Even before there were large numbers of Negroes on our shore, the scar of our racial hatred had already disfigured colonial society. From the sixteenth century forward, blood flowed in battles over racial supremacy. We are perhaps the only nation which tried as a matter of national policy to wipe out its indigenous population. Moreover, we elevated that tragic experience into a noble crusade. Indeed, even today we have not permitted ourselves to reject or feel remorse for this shameful episode. Our literature, our films, our drama, our folklore all exalt it. Our children are still taught to respect the violence which reduced a red-skinned people of an earlier culture into a few fragmented groups herded into impoverished reservations.

  3. John Adams:

    It should be your care, therefore, and mine, to elevate the minds of our children and exalt their courage; to accelerate and animate their industry and activity; to excite in them an habitual contempt of meanness, abhorrence of injustice and inhumanity, and an ambition to excel in every capacity, faculty, and virtue. If we suffer their minds to grovel and creep in infancy, they will grovel all their lives.

  4. The FARC:

    Common sense indicates that there is no coherence between the words that exalt the ceasefire and those that order to intensify the war.

  5. Amos Bronson Alcott:

    Civilization degrades the many to exalt the few.

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