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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ex·alt /ɪgˈzɔlt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ex·alt /ɪgˈzɔlt/ 及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·alt v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exalted; p. pr. & vb. n. Exalting.]
 1. To raise high; to elevate; to lift up.
    I will exalt my throne above the stars of God.   --Is. xiv. 13.
    Exalt thy towery head, and lift thine eyes   --Pope.
 2. 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.
    Righteousness exalteth a nation.   --Prov. xiv. 34.
    He that humbleth himself shall be exalted.   --Luke xiv. 11.
 3. To elevate by prise or estimation; to magnify; to extol; to glorify. Exalt ye the Lord.”
    In his own grace he doth exalt himself.   --Shak.
 4. 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 exalted.   --Dryden.
 5. To elevate the tone of, as of the voice or a musical instrument.
    Now Mars, she said, let Fame exalt her voice.   --Prior.
 6. Alchem. To render pure or refined; to intensify or concentrate; as, to exalt the juices of bodies.
    With chemic art exalts the mineral powers.   --Pope.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: praise, glorify, or honor; "extol the virtues of one's
           children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking" [syn: laud,
            extol, glorify, proclaim]
      2: fill with sublime emotion; tickle pink (exhilarate is
         obsolete in this usage); "The children were thrilled at
         the prospect of going to the movies"; "He was inebriated
         by his phenomenal success" [syn: exhilarate, inebriate,
          thrill, beatify]
      3: heighten or intensify; "These paintings exalt the
         imagination" [syn: inspire, animate, invigorate, enliven]
      4: raise in rank, character, or status; "exalted the humble
         shoemaker to the rank of King's adviser"