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KJV Dictionary / E / exalt

KJV Dictionary Definition: exalt

exalt

EXALT', v.t. egzolt'. Low L. 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. 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.

exaltation

EXALTA'TION, n. 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.

exalted

EXALT'ED, pp. 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.

exalter

EXALT'ER, n. One who exalts or raises to dignity.

exalting

EXALT'ING, ppr. Elevating; raising to an eminent station; praising; extolling; magnifying; refining.

Definitions from Webster's American Dictionary of the English Language, 1828.
Previous word: exactor. Next word: examinable.
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