Definitions for: 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"
[v] praise vociferously
[v] clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval

Webster (1913) Definition: Ac*claim", v. t. [L. acclamare; ad + clamare to cry
out. See Claim, Clamor.] [R.]
1. To applaud. ``A glad acclaiming train.'' --Thomson.

2. To declare by acclamations.

While the shouting crowd Acclaims thee king of
traitors. --Smollett.

3. To shout; as, to acclaim my joy.

Ac*claim", v. i.
To shout applause.

Ac*claim", n.
Acclamation. [Poetic] --Milton.

Synonyms: acclamation, clap, eclat, hail, herald, plaudit, plaudits, spat

Antonyms: boo, hiss

See Also: applaud, approval, approve, bravo, commendation, gesticulate, gesture, motion, O.K., okay, sanction

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