Associations to the word «Acclaim»


ACCLAIM, verb. (archaic) (transitive) To shout; to call out.
ACCLAIM, verb. (intransitive) To shout approval; to express great approval.
ACCLAIM, verb. (transitive) (rare) To salute or praise with great approval; to compliment; to applaud; to welcome enthusiastically.
ACCLAIM, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To claim.
ACCLAIM, verb. (transitive) To declare by acclamations.
ACCLAIM, verb. (Canada) (politics) To elect to an office by having no opposition.
ACCLAIM, noun. (poetic) An acclamation; a shout of applause.
ACCLAIM, noun. (obsolete) A claim.

Dictionary definition

ACCLAIM, noun. Enthusiastic approval; "the book met with modest acclaim"; "he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd"; "they gave him more eclat than he really deserved".
ACCLAIM, verb. Praise vociferously; "The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein".
ACCLAIM, verb. Clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval.

Wise words

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