Webster 1913 Edition
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
exout (intens.) +
altareto make high,
To raise high; to elevate; to lift up.
exaltmy throne above the stars of God.
Is. xiv. 13.
Exaltthy towery head, and lift thine eyes
To elevate in rank, dignity, power, wealth, character, or the like; to dignify; to promote;
exalta prince to the throne, a citizen to the presidency
Prov. xiv. 34.
He that humbleth himself shall be
Luke xiv. 11.
To elevate by prise or estimation; to magnify; to extol; to glorify.“Exalt ye the Lord.”
Ps. xcix. 5.
In his own grace he doth
To lift up with joy, pride, or success; to inspire with delight or satisfaction; to elate.
They who thought they got whatsoever he lost were mightily
To elevate the tone of, as of the voice or a musical instrument.
Is. xxxvii. 23.
Now Mars, she said, let Fame
To render pure or refined; to intensify or concentrate;
exaltthe juices of bodies
With chemic art
exaltsthe mineral powers.
Webster 1828 Edition
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. Matt.23.
5.To elevate in estimation and praise; to magnify; to praise; to extol.
He is my father's God, and I will exalt him. Ex. 15.
6.To raise, as the voice; to raise in opposition. 2 Kings 19.
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.