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Acclaim

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Noun

1. acclaim, acclamation, eclat, plaudit, plaudits

enthusiastic approval

Example Sentences:
'the book met with modest acclaim'
'he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd'
'they gave him more eclat than he really deserved'

Verb

1. acclaim, hail, herald

praise vociferously

Example Sentences:
'The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein'

2. acclaim, applaud, clap, spat

clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval


1. acclaim, acclamation, eclat, plaudit, plaudits

enthusiastic approval

Example Sentences:
'the book met with modest acclaim'
'he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd'
'they gave him more eclat than he really deserved'


1. acclaim, hail, herald

praise vociferously

Example Sentences:
'The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein'

2. acclaim, applaud, clap, spat

clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval

Based on WordNet 3.0, Princeton University


Acclaim

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verb
1. (transitive)
to acknowledge publicly the excellence of (a person, act, etc)
2. 
to salute with cheering, clapping, etc; applaud
3. (transitive)
to acknowledge publicly that (a person) has (some position, quality, etc)
they acclaimed him king
noun
4. 
an enthusiastic approval, expression of enthusiasm, etc

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Acclaim

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verb transitive
1. 
to greet with loud applause or approval
2. 
to announce with much applause or praise; hail
they acclaimed him president
verb intransitive
3. 
to shout approval
noun
4. 
loud applause or strong approval

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Acclaim

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v. ac·claimed, ac·claim·ing, ac·claims
v.tr.
1. To praise enthusiastically and often publicly. See Synonyms at praise.
2. To acknowledge or declare with enthusiastic approval: She was acclaimed person of the year.
v.intr.
To shout approval.
n.
Enthusiastic praise; acclamation.

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