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Definition of "exalt" []

  • To raise in rank, character, or status; elevate: exalted the shepherd to the rank of grand vizier. (verb-transitive)
  • To glorify, praise, or honor. (verb-transitive)
  • To increase the effect or intensity of; heighten: works of art that exalt the imagination. (verb-transitive)
  • Obsolete To fill with sublime emotion; elate. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "exalt" in a sentence
  • "And it actually follows what they've done for their media strategy from the very beginning, which is to kind of exalt and super serve the conservative media to the extent that they can, and to undermine and denigrate the mainstream media to the extent that they can."
  • "_Boy Scouts Book of Campfire Stories_ present companions for the mind of this hardy sort, and hopes, whether boys read or are told these stories, they will prove to be such as exalt and inspire while they thrill and entertain."
  • "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."