Ex·tol v. t. [imp. & p. p. Extolled p. pr. & vb. n. Extolling.]
1. To place on high; to lift up; to elevate. [Obs.]
Who extolled you in the half-crown boxes,
Where you might sit and muster all the beauties. --Beau. & Fl.
2. To elevate by praise; to eulogize; to praise; to magnify; as, to extol virtue; to extol an act or a person.
Wherein have I so deserved of you,
That you extol me thus? --Shak.
Syn: -- To praise; applaud; commend; magnify; celebrate; laud; glorify. See Praise.
v : praise, glorify, or honor; "extol the virtues of one's
children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking" [syn: laud,
exalt, glorify, proclaim]
[also: extolling, extolled]