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Exalt Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    exalt v
  1. praise, glorify, or honor; "extol the virtues of one's children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking" [syn: laud, extol, glorify, proclaim]
  2. fill with sublime emotion; tickle pink (exhilarate is obsolete in this usage); "The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies"; "He was inebriated by his phenomenal success" [syn: exhilarate, inebriate, thrill, beatify]
  3. heighten or intensify; "These paintings exalt the imagination" [syn: inspire, animate, invigorate, enliven]
  4. raise in rank, character, or status; "exalted the humble shoemaker to the rank of King's adviser"
Exalt Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    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. 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.'' --Ps. xcix. 5. 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. --Is. xxxvii. 23. Now Mars, she said, let Fame exalt her voice. --Prior.
  6. (Alchem.) To render pure or refined; to intensify or

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  • Exalt: Exalt is a word which means to praise , glorify, honor, intensify, or heighten. It is most often used in religious contexts. Exalt and the ...
  • Exaltation (Mormonism): Latter-day Saints posit that not only does God have the power to exalt mortal man, but without the possibility, there is little reason for ...
  • High We Exalt Thee, Realm of the Free: "High We Exalt Thee, Realm of the Free" is the national anthem of Sierra Leone . It was written by Clifford Nelson Fyle and composed by ...
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* Wisdom is supreme therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt your embrace her and she will honor you. - Proverbs 47-8

* Civilization degrades the many to exalt the few. - Amos Bronson Alcott

* 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. - Roger Anderson

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