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ex·tol

also ex·toll  (ĭk-stōl′)
tr.v. ex·tolled, ex·tol·ling, ex·tols also ex·tolled or ex·toll·ing or ex·tolls
To praise highly; exalt. See Synonyms at praise.

[Middle English extollen, from Latin extollere, to lift up, praise : ex-, up from; see ex- + tollere, to lift; see telə- in Indo-European roots.]

ex·tol′ler n.
ex·tol′ment n.

extol

(ɪkˈstəʊl) or

extoll

vb, -tols, -tolling or -tolled, -tolls, -tolling or -tolled
(tr) to praise lavishly; exalt
[C15: from Latin extollere to elevate, from tollere to raise]
exˈtoller n
exˈtollingly adv
exˈtolment n

ex•tol

or ex•toll

(ɪkˈstoʊl, -ˈstɒl)

v.t. -tolled, -tol•ling.
to praise highly; laud.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin extollere to lift up, praise =ex- ex-1 + tollere to lift]
ex•tol′ler, n.
ex•tol′ment, ex•toll′ment, n.

extol


Past participle: extolled
Gerund: extolling

Imperative
extol
extol
Present
I extol
you extol
he/she/it extols
we extol
you extol
they extol
Preterite
I extolled
you extolled
he/she/it extolled
we extolled
you extolled
they extolled
Present Continuous
I am extolling
you are extolling
he/she/it is extolling
we are extolling
you are extolling
they are extolling
Present Perfect
I have extolled
you have extolled
he/she/it has extolled
we have extolled
you have extolled
they have extolled
Past Continuous
I was extolling
you were extolling
he/she/it was extolling
we were extolling
you were extolling
they were extolling
Past Perfect
I had extolled
you had extolled
he/she/it had extolled
we had extolled
you had extolled
they had extolled
Future
I will extol
you will extol
he/she/it will extol
we will extol
you will extol
they will extol
Future Perfect
I will have extolled
you will have extolled
he/she/it will have extolled
we will have extolled
you will have extolled
they will have extolled
Future Continuous
I will be extolling
you will be extolling
he/she/it will be extolling
we will be extolling
you will be extolling
they will be extolling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been extolling
you have been extolling
he/she/it has been extolling
we have been extolling
you have been extolling
they have been extolling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been extolling
you will have been extolling
he/she/it will have been extolling
we will have been extolling
you will have been extolling
they will have been extolling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been extolling
you had been extolling
he/she/it had been extolling
we had been extolling
you had been extolling
they had been extolling
Conditional
I would extol
you would extol
he/she/it would extol
we would extol
you would extol
they would extol
Past Conditional
I would have extolled
you would have extolled
he/she/it would have extolled
we would have extolled
you would have extolled
they would have extolled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.extol - praise, glorify, or honor; "extol the virtues of one's children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking"
praise - express approval of; "The parents praised their children for their academic performance"
canonise, canonize - treat as a sacred person; "He canonizes women"
ensky - exalt to the skies; lift to the skies or to heaven with praise
crack up - rhapsodize about
hymn - praise by singing a hymn; "They hymned their love of God"

extol

verb praise, acclaim, applaud, pay tribute to, celebrate, commend, magnify (archaic), glorify, exalt, laud, crack up (informal), sing the praises of, big up (slang, chiefly Caribbean), eulogize, cry up, panegyrize She keeps extolling his managerial skills.

extol

verb
2. To honor (a deity) in religious worship:
Translations
يُمَجِّد، يُسَبِّح
lovprise
hefja til skÿjanna; dásama
liaupsinti
cildināt
vychvaľovať

extol

extoll (US) [ɪksˈtɒl] VT [+ merits, virtues] → ensalzar, alabar; [+ person] → alabar, elogiar

extol

[ɪkˈstəʊl] extoll (US) vt
[+ merits] → chanter, prôner
[+ person] → chanter les louanges de

extol

extol

extoll (Am) [ɪksˈtəʊl] vt (frm) (merits, virtues) → magnificare; (person) → celebrare

extol

(ikˈstəul) past tense, past participle exˈtolled verb
to praise highly.
References in classic literature ?
He was one of its makers, of its possessors, of its guardians, of its extollers. He wanted to grasp it solidly, to get as much gratification as he could out of it; and in view of its incomparable quality, of its unstained atmosphere, of its nearness to the heaven of its choice, this gust of brutal desire seemed the most noble of aspirations.
However, should not the highprofile vociferous extollers of the European Union who have any family assets in Europe be required to declare an interest?
Particularly Garrison thought that the colonization insistence that through teaching indigenous Africans, they black Americans could be extollers of virtue was problematic.