Pronunciation: (ig-zôlt'),[key] —v.t. 1. to raise in rank, honor, power, character, quality, etc.; elevate: He was exalted to the position of president. 2. to praise; extol: to exalt someone to the skies. 3. to stimulate, as the imagination: The lyrics of Shakespeare exalted the audience. 4. to intensify, as a color: complementary colors exalt each other. 5. Obs.to elate, as with pride or joy.