acclaim n : enthusiastic approval; "the book met with modest acclaim"; "he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd"; "they gave him more eclat than he really deserved" [syn: acclamation, plaudits, plaudit, eclat]
1 praise vociferously; "The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein" [syn: hail, herald]
2 clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval [syn: applaud, clap, spat] [ant: boo]
- Rhymes: -eɪm
- To shout; to call out.
- To shout approval; to express great approval.
- To salute or praise with great approval; to
applaud; to welcome enthusiastically.
- A glad acclaiming train. - Thomson
- To claim.
- To declare by
- While the shouting crowd / Acclaims thee king of traitors. - Smollett
- In the context of "Canadian": To elect to an office by having no opposition..
to shout applause
to declare by acclamations
Acclaim may refer to:
acclaim in Italian: Acclaim (disambigua)
acclaim in Polish: Acclaim
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