- to raise in rank, honor, power, character, quality, etc.; elevate: He was exalted to the position of president.
- to praise; extol: to exalt someone to the skies.
- to stimulate, as the imagination: The lyrics of Shakespeare exalted the audience.
- to intensify, as a color: complementary colors exalt each other.
- Obsolete. to elate, as with pride or joy.
Origin of exalt
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Antonyms for exalt
Related Words for exaltingglorify, magnify, dignify, laud, extol, revere, bless, acclaim, ennoble, raise, advance, applaud, intensify, eulogize, erect, worship, commend, apotheosize, upgrade, aggrandize
Examples from the Web for exalting
Historical Examples of exalting
I should rejoice to see her passing through a discipline so chastening and exalting.Ernest Linwood
Caroline Lee Hentz
“And then, the filthy, toping rioters—” she continued, exalting her voice.Southern Literature From 1579-1895
Two things I can't bear—your lowering yourself like this, and your exalting me.A Pessimist
But the brilliancy is here not only penetrating, but also exalting.The Sense of Beauty
Beethoven insists on exalting you, but Wagner lets you revel and feel naughty.The Folly Of Eustace
Robert S. Hichens
- to raise or elevate in rank, position, dignity, etc
- to praise highly; glorify; extol
- to stimulate the mind or imagination of; excite
- to increase the intensity of (a colour, etc)
- to fill with joy or delight; elate
- obsolete to lift up physically