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Definition of exalt verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they exalt
    he / she / it exalts
    past simple exalted
    -ing form exalting
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  1. 1exalt somebody (to something) to make someone rise to a higher rank or position, sometimes to one that they do not deserve His son was exalted to a high position in the government through family connections.
  2. 2exalt somebody/something to praise someone or something very much He was exalted as a pillar of the community.
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