Exalt

Exalt

Exalt is a word which means to praise, glorify, honor, intensify, or heighten. It is most often used in religious contexts.

Exalt and the related term exaltation may refer to:
* Exaltation (Mormonism), becoming like God. It also has a broader non-Latter-Day Saints theological meaning of "trance".
* Feast of the Cross, or "Exaltation of the Cross", an Orthodox Christian holiday
* Exaltation (astrology), the second strongest essential dignity of a planet
* The Exalter (Islam), one of the 99 names of Allah, God in Islam.

Other meanings

* "Exalted" is a role-playing game produced by White Wolf.
* Exalt is a NetworkManager for the Enlightenment DR17 desktop shell.
* "Exalted" is the highest reputation rank in the MMORPG World of Warcraft.
* "Exaltation" is used to describe a feeling that accommodates LSD drugs (Porcupine Tree - Voyage 34 - Part 1).


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  • 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. [1913 Webster] I will exalt my throne …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exalt — exalt, magnify, aggrandize are comparable when meaning to increase in importance or in prestige. Exalt and magnify also come into comparison in their older sense of to extol or to glorify {O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Exalt 21 — (Барселона,Испания) Категория отеля: Адрес: Jacquard, 14 18, Сантс Монжуик, 08028 Барселон …   Каталог отелей

  • exalt — exalt, exult The two words are not related and have different meanings which can be confused because of their closeness of form. Exalt (pronounced ig zawlt) means ‘to praise highly’, and is often used in the participial form exalted, meaning… …   Modern English usage

  • exalt — index belaud, compound, elevate, honor, magnify, overestimate, parlay (exploit successfully), promote (advance) …   Law dictionary

  • exalt — (v.) late 14c., from O.Fr. exalter (10c.), from L. exaltare raise, elevate, from ex out, up (see EX (Cf. ex )) + altus high (see OLD (Cf. old)). Related: Exalted; exalting …   Etymology dictionary

  • exalt — [v] promote, praise acclaim, advance, aggrandize, apotheosize, applaud, bless, boost, build up*, commend, dignify, distinguish, ennoble, erect, eulogize, extol, glorify, halo, honor, idolize, intensify, laud, magnify, pay homage to, pay tribute… …   New thesaurus

  • exalt — ► VERB 1) praise or regard highly. 2) raise to a higher rank or position. ORIGIN Latin exaltare, from altus high …   English terms dictionary

  • exalt — [eg zôlt′, igzôlt′] vt. [ME exalten < OFr exalter < LL (chiefly Ec) exaltare < ex , out, up + altus, high: see OLD] to raise on high; elevate; lift up; specif., a) to raise in status, dignity, power, honor, wealth, etc. b) to praise;… …   English World dictionary

  • exalt — exalter, n. /ig zawlt /, v.t. 1. to raise in rank, honor, power, character, quality, etc.; elevate: He was exalted to the position of president. 2. to praise; extol: to exalt someone to the skies. 3. to stimulate, as the imagination: The lyrics… …   Universalium

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