Synonyms and Antonyms of exalt
1 to assign a high status or value to <popular support and media hype have exalted Super Bowl Sunday to the level of a national holiday> Synonyms aggrandize, canonize, deify, dignify, elevate, ennoble, enshrine, ensky, enthrone, glorify, magnify Related Words boost, lift, promote, raise, upgrade, uplift; heighten, intensify; idealize, romanticize, sanitize, sugarcoat; acclaim, extol (also extoll), honor, laud, praise Near Antonyms belittle, decry, depreciate, detract, disparage, minimize Antonyms abase, degrade, demean, humble, humiliate
2 to proclaim the glory of <monstrous, gaudy gambling palaces that seem to exalt the very notion of excess> Synonyms bless, carol, celebrate, emblazon, praise, extol (also extoll), glorify, hymn, laud, magnify, resoundRelated Words adore, belaud, deify, idolize, worship; acclaim, applaud, commend, compliment, hail, renown, salute; chant, cheer, eulogize, rhapsodize; cite; flatter; crack up, recommend, toutNear Antonyms blame, censure, reprehend, reprobate; criticize, reprove; admonish, chide, keelhaul, rebuke, reprimand, reproach; castigate, lambaste (or lambast)
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