from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To raise in rank, character, or status; elevate: exalted the shepherd to the rank of grand vizier.
- transitive v. To glorify, praise, or honor.
- transitive v. To increase the effect or intensity of; heighten: works of art that exalt the imagination.
- transitive v. Obsolete To fill with sublime emotion; elate.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To honor; to hold in high esteem.
- v. To raise in rank, status etc., to elevate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To raise high; to elevate; to lift up.
- transitive v. To elevate in rank, dignity, power, wealth, character, or the like; to dignify; to promote.
- transitive v. To elevate by prise or estimation; to magnify; to extol; to glorify.
- transitive v. To lift up with joy, pride, or success; to inspire with delight or satisfaction; to elate.
- transitive v. To elevate the tone of, as of the voice or a musical instrument.
- transitive v. To render pure or refined; to intensify or concentrate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To raise high; lift to a great or unusual altitude; elevate in space.
- To elevate in degree or consideration; bring to a higher or more intense state or condition; raise up, as in rank, character, or quality: as, to exalt a person to a high office; to exalt the passions.
- To attribute or accord exaltation to; make high or elevated in estimation or expression; magnify; glorify; praise; extol.
- In chem., to purify; refine: as, to exalt the juices or the qualities of bodies.
- Synonyms Elevate, Lift, etc. See raise.
- To ennoble, dignify, aggrandize.
- To glorify.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. raise in rank, character, or status
- v. praise, glorify, or honor
- v. fill with sublime emotion
- v. heighten or intensify
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Moreover, a majority of them can now read, and the books they read are not all such as exalt a military life; there are some which point out its immorality.
Christians "exalt" the Cross of Christ as the instrument of our salvation.
"exalt" the virulence of a feebly pathogenic organism, special methods of inoculation are necessary, carefully adjusted to the exigencies of each individual case.
a Mahometan Paradise, its Pleasures are represented as pure and spiritual; such as exalt our
Worse, blurring the differences that count — between legal and illegal, permanent and temporary, even American and foreigner — does not exalt immigrants.
It's so sad that many cultures still exalt one sex above the other.
Wait on the LORD, and keep his way, and he shall exalt thee to inherit the land: when the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it.
We must seek essential reforms that, along with our own honorable actions, will protect and exalt the name of Islam.
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