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.
He that exalteth himself shall be abased. Luke 14:11. Matthew 23:12.
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.