1. (v. t.) To raise high; to elevate; to lift up.

2. (v. t.) 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.

3. (v. t.) To elevate by prise or estimation; to magnify; to extol; to glorify.

4. (v. t.) To lift up with joy, pride, or success; to inspire with delight or satisfaction; to elate.

5. (v. t.) To elevate the tone of, as of the voice or a musical instrument.

6. (v. t.) To render pure or refined; to intensify or concentrate; as, to exalt the juices of bodies.

acclaim accord respect to add to admire adore adulate advance aggrandize amplify animate apotheose apotheosize appreciate arouse augment awaken beatify belaud bepraise bless bless the Lord blow up boast of boost brag about broaden build build up canonize celebrate cleanse consecrate crown cry up dedicate deepen defer to deify devote dignify distinguish doxologize elate electrify elevate emblazon encourage enhance enlarge ennoble enshrine entertain respect for enthrone erect esteem eulogize excite expand extend extol fatten favor fill out fire flatter flush glamorize glorify glorify the Lord graduate hallow heighten hero-worship hike hike up hold in esteem hold in reverence honor hymn idolize immortalize increase inflate inform inspire inspirit intensify jack up jump up kick upstairs knight laud lengthen lift lionize look up to magnify make legendary make much of maximize overpraise panegyrize parlay pass pay tribute pedestal pique porter aux nues praise praise God prefer prize promote puff puff up purify put up pyramid quicken raise regard respect revere reverence saint salute sanctify set apart set up sharpen sing praises spirit up spur stimulate stir up sublime thicken think highly of think much of think well of throne trumpet up upgrade uplift upraise venerate worship


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