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EXALT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does exalt mean? 

EXALT (verb)
  The verb EXALT has 4 senses:

1. praise, glorify, or honor
2. fill with sublime emotion; tickle pink
3. heighten or intensify
4. raise in rank, character, or status

  Familiarity information: EXALT used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


EXALT (verb)


Sense 1exalt [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Praise, glorify, or honor

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

exalt; extol; glorify; laud; proclaim

Context examples:

extol the virtues of one's children / glorify one's spouse's cooking

Hypernyms (to "exalt" is one way to...):

praise (express approval of)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "exalt"):

canonise; canonize (treat as a sacred person)

ensky (exalt to the skies; lift to the skies or to heaven with praise)

crack up (rhapsodize about)

hymn (praise by singing a hymn)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody


Sense 2exalt [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Fill with sublime emotion; tickle pink

Classified under:

Verbs of feeling

Synonyms:

inebriate; exhilarate; beatify; exalt; thrill

Context examples:

The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies / He was inebriated by his phenomenal success

Hypernyms (to "exalt" is one way to...):

elate; intoxicate; lift up; pick up; uplift (fill with high spirits; fill with optimism)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody

Sentence example:

The good news will exalt her


Sense 3exalt [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Heighten or intensify

Classified under:

Verbs of feeling

Synonyms:

animate; enliven; inspire; invigorate; exalt

Context example:

These paintings exalt the imagination

Hypernyms (to "exalt" is one way to...):

excite; shake; shake up; stimulate; stir (stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "exalt"):

encourage (inspire with confidence; give hope or courage to)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody


Sense 4exalt [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Raise in rank, character, or status

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context example:

exalted the humble shoemaker to the rank of King's adviser

Hypernyms (to "exalt" is one way to...):

elevate; lift; raise (raise in rank or condition)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "exalt"):

deify (exalt to the position of a God)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s somebody PP
Somebody ----s something PP


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