Synonyms and Antonyms of exalt

  1. 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. 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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