Exalt

Definition of Exalt

Ex`alt´
v. t.1.To raise high; to elevate; to lift up.
[imp. & p. p. Exalted; p. pr. & vb. n. Exalting.]
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.
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.
Now Mars, she said, let Fame exalt her voice.
- Prior.
6.(Alchem.) To render pure or refined; to intensify or concentrate; as, to exalt the juices of bodies.
With chemic art exalts the mineral powers.
- Pope.

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