Definitions for: Laud

[v] praise, glorify, or honor; "extol the virtues of one's children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking"

Webster (1913) Definition: Laud, n. [L. laus, laudis. See Laud, v. i.]
1. High commendation; praise; honor; exaltation; glory.
``Laud be to God.'' --Shak.

So do well and thou shalt have laud of the same.

2. A part of divine worship, consisting chiefly of praise; --
usually in the pl.

Note: In the Roman Catholic Church, the prayers used at
daybreak, between those of matins and prime, are called

3. Music or singing in honor of any one.

Laud, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lauded; p. pr. & vb. n.
Lauding.] [L. laudare, fr. laus, laudis, praise. Cf.
To praise in words alone, or with words and singing; to
celebrate; to extol.

With all the company of heaven, we laud and magnify thy
glorious name. --Book of
Common Prayer.

Synonyms: exalt, extol, glorify, proclaim

See Also: canonize, crack up, ensky, hymn, praise

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