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.
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I will exalt my throne above the stars of God.
Is. xiv. 13.
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Exalt thy towery head, and lift thine eyes
Pope.
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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.
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Righteousness exalteth a nation.
Prov. xiv. 34.
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He that humbleth himself shall be exalted.
Luke xiv. 11.
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3. To elevate by prise or estimation; to magnify; to extol; to glorify. "Exalt ye the Lord." Ps. xcix. 5.
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In his own grace he doth exalt himself.
Shak.
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4. To lift up with joy, pride, or success; to inspire with delight or satisfaction; to elate.
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They who thought they got whatsoever he lost were mightily exalted.
Dryden.
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5. To elevate the tone of, as of the voice or a musical instrument. Is. xxxvii. 23.
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Now Mars, she said, let Fame exalt her voice.
Prior.
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6. (Alchem.) To render pure or refined; to intensify or concentrate; as, to exalt the juices of bodies.
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With chemic art exalts the mineral powers.
Pope.
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