What does acclaim mean?

Definitions for acclaim
əˈkleɪmac·claim

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word acclaim.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. acclaim, acclamation, plaudits, plaudit, eclat(verb)

    enthusiastic approval

    "the book met with modest acclaim"; "he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd"; "they gave him more eclat than he really deserved"

  2. acclaim, hail, herald(verb)

    praise vociferously

    "The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein"

  3. applaud, clap, spat, acclaim(verb)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Acclaim(verb)

    to applaud

    Etymology: [L. acclamare; ad + clamare to cry out. See Claim, Clamor.]

  2. Acclaim(verb)

    to declare by acclamations

    Etymology: [L. acclamare; ad + clamare to cry out. See Claim, Clamor.]

  3. Acclaim(verb)

    to shout; as, to acclaim my joy

    Etymology: [L. acclamare; ad + clamare to cry out. See Claim, Clamor.]

  4. Acclaim(verb)

    to shout applause

    Etymology: [L. acclamare; ad + clamare to cry out. See Claim, Clamor.]

  5. Acclaim(noun)

    acclamation

    Etymology: [L. acclamare; ad + clamare to cry out. See Claim, Clamor.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of acclaim in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of acclaim in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of acclaim in a Sentence

  1. Chuck Schumer:

    I worry that this president, in his eagerness to strike a deal and get the acclaim and a photo op, will strike a quick one and a bad one, not a strong one, not a lasting one.

  2. Lao-Tzu:

    A good manager is best when people barely know that he exists. Not so good when people obey and acclaim him. Worse when they despise him.

  3. Zak Shaikh:

    They've not entered the market with such a big splash, like Disney + did with' Madalorian,' they've got to build greater volume...' The Morning Show' garnered a lot of critical acclaim. But it's not just about having that one, big splashy show that gets nominated, it's about the volume.

  4. Oprah Winfrey:

    I'd like to do more films, but to receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award means more to me than any film, any acclaim, even an Oscar, because what it says is you all get it.

  5. Eric Garcetti:

    There will never be another like Jonathan Gold, who will forever be our brilliant, indispensable guide through the culinary paradise that is Los Angeles, jonathan earned worldwide acclaim as a food critic, but he possessed the soul of a poet whose words helped readers everywhere understand the history and culture of our city. His passing is a loss for all who share his love for L.A. and unique understanding of how food -- whether served from a truck window or atop a white tablecloth -- is an incomparable expression of our common humanity.

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  • هتافArabic
  • акламирам, провъзгласявам, одобрявам бурно, аплодирамBulgarian
  • প্রশংসাধ্বনি, চিৎকার করাBengali
  • klatschen, zujubeln, applaudierenGerman
  • aclamación, aclamar, gritar, aplaudirSpanish
  • osoittaa suosiotaanFinnish
  • applaudir, déclamer, acclamerFrench
  • megtapsolHungarian
  • applaudire, acclamare, reclamareItalian
  • prijzen, uitroepen, juichen, applaudiseren, loven, toejuichenDutch
  • aclamar, reclamar, clamarPortuguese
  • одобрять, провозгласить, провозглашать, кричать, аплодировать, приветствоватьRussian

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