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. 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.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    It takes only discovery and fulfillment of one's destiny to set thames on fire i.e. to achieve something amazing or exceptional or to do something which can bring great public acclaim. Yes! discovery and fulfillment of your destiny will surely and eventually make you to be celebrated and recognized not just by the public alone. But by the world at large and even the posterity. -Emeasoba George

  3. Gretchen Whitmer:

    The irony is, I think, I got the first national acclaim because I was mentioned unfavorably by the current occupant of the White House, i didn't go asking to be thrown into the national limelight.

  4. Jim Morekis:

    “From Conrad Aiken to Flannery O’Connor to Midnight, Savannah has always been a literary town. But certainly one of her most consistently excellent—and consistently underrated—writers is the man known as Aberjhani. Known for his nationally published short stories and poetry Aberjhani has received critical acclaim for his ability to encapsulate the Southern black experience in a sensitive and poignant way that’s accessible to readers of any race or region.” --from All That Jazz

  5. Dwight D Eisenhower:

    Humility must always be the portion of any man who receives acclaim earned in the blood of his followers and the sacrifices of his friends.

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Translations for acclaim

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  • 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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