Definitions for LAUDlɔd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. to praise; extol.

  2. (n.)a song or hymn of praise.

    Category: Music and Dance

  3. lauds, (used with a sing. or pl. v.) a canonical hour of psalms of praise, usu. recited with matins.

    Category: Religion

Origin of laud:

1300–50; (v.) ME < L laudāre to praise, der. of laus, s. laud- praise

laud′er-deɪ tər(n.)

lau′da•tor-deɪ tər(n.)


  1. William, 1573–1645, archbishop of Canterbury and opponent of Puritanism: executed for treason.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. laud, extol, exalt, glorify, proclaim(verb)

    praise, glorify, or honor

    "extol the virtues of one's children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking"


  1. laud(Noun)

    praise or glorification

  2. laud(Noun)

    hymn of praise

  3. laud(Noun)

    (in plural, sometimes Lauds) a prayer service following matins

  4. laud(Verb)

    to praise, to glorify

  5. Origin: From lauder, from laudo, from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Laud(verb)

    high commendation; praise; honor; exaltation; glory

  2. Laud(verb)

    a part of divine worship, consisting chiefly of praise; -- usually in the pl

  3. Laud(verb)

    music or singing in honor of any one

  4. Laud(verb)

    to praise in words alone, or with words and singing; to celebrate; to extol

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. LAUD

    Praise for the Almighty. LAUDANUM Prays for himself--after taking.

Anagrams of LAUD

  1. auld, dual, udal

  2. Dual

  3. Udal

Translations for LAUD

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a piece of furniture consisting of a flat, horizontal surface on legs used eg to put food on at meals, or for some games

Put all the plates on the table.

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