exalt vs glorify what difference

what is difference between exalt and glorify

English

Etymology

From Middle English exalten, from Old French exalter, from Latin exaltō

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪɡˈzɔːlt/
  • Rhymes: -ɔːlt
  • Hyphenation: ex‧alt

Verb

exalt (third-person singular simple present exalts, present participle exalting, simple past and past participle exalted)

  1. (transitive) To honor; to hold in high esteem.
    They exalted their queen.
  2. (transitive) To raise in rank, status etc., to elevate.
    The man was exalted from a humble carpenter to a minister.
  3. (transitive) To elate, or fill with the joy of success.
  4. (transitive, chemistry, archaic) To refine or subtilize.

Usage notes

Do not confuse exalt (praise) (transitive) with exult (rejoice) (intransitive).

Synonyms

  • upgrade

Antonyms

  • abase
  • demean

Derived terms

  • exaltedly
  • exaltedness
  • exalter

Translations

See also

  • exult

Further reading

  • exalt at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams

  • -taxel, LaTeX, latex, taxel


English

Etymology

From Middle English glorifien, from Anglo-Norman glorifier, from Old French, from Late Latin glorificō, from Latin gloria + faciō (to make).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡlɔɹɪfaɪ/

Verb

glorify (third-person singular simple present glorifies, present participle glorifying, simple past and past participle glorified)

  1. (transitive) To exalt, or give glory or praise to (something or someone).
  2. (transitive) To make (something) appear to be more glorious than it is; regard something or someone as excellent baselessly.
  3. (transitive) To worship or extol.

Synonyms

  • transfigure, exalt, mythify

Antonyms

  • (all meanings): vilify
  • (regard something or someone excellent baselessly): slander

Related terms

  • glory
  • glorification
  • beautify

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