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

  2. Acclaim(verb)

    to declare by acclamations

  3. Acclaim(verb)

    to shout; as, to acclaim my joy

  4. Acclaim(verb)

    to shout applause

  5. Acclaim(noun)

    acclamation

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

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How to say acclaim in sign language?

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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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  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. Cat Ellington:

    After you have done your work—challenging as it may have been to complete—and released it in the marketplace, be not concerned with sales, reviews, critical acclaim, or anything else of the like... After you've written and published a book, you're now an AUTHOR. And that great honor can NEVER be taken away from you, no matter what.

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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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