- Bible Reference: Exodus 9:17
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
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- Included in Websters: Yes
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EXALT', verb transitive egzolt'. [Low Latin exalto; ex and altus, high.]
1. To raise high; to elevate.
2. To elevate in power, wealth, rank or dignity; as, to exalt one to a throne, to the chief magistracy, to a bishopric.
3. To elevate with joy or confidence; as, to be exalted with success or victory. [We now use elate.]
4. To raise with pride; to make undue pretensions to power, rank or estimation; to elevate too high or above others.
5. To elevate in estimation and praise; to magnify; to praise; to extol.
He is my father's God, and I will exalt him. Exodus 15:2.
6. To raise, as the voice; to raise in opposition. 2 Kings 19:22.
7. To elevate in diction or sentiment; to make sublime; as exalted strains.
8. In physics, to elevate; to purify; to subtilize; to refine; as, to exalt the juices or the qualities of bodies.
EXALTA'TION, noun The act of raising high.
1. Elevation to power, office, rank, dignity or excellence.
2. Elevated state; state of greatness or dignity.
I wondered at my flight, and change
To this high exaltation
3. In pharmacy, the refinement or subtilization of bodies or their qualities and virtues, or the increase of their strength.
4. In astrology, the dignity of a planet in which its powers are increased.
EXALT'ED, participle passive Raised to a lofty highth; elevated; honored with office or rank; extolled; magnified; refined; dignified; sublime.
Time never fails to bring every exalted reputation to a strict scrutiny.
EXALT'EDNESS, noun The state of being elevated.
1. Conceited dignity or greatness.
EXALT'ER, noun One who exalts or raises to dignity.
EXALT'ING, participle present tense Elevating; raising to an eminent station; praising; extolling; magnifying; refining.