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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

  5. Origin: [L. laus, laudis. See Laud, v. i.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Laud

    lawd, v.t. to praise in words or with singing: to celebrate.—n. commendation: praise in divine worship: (pl.) in the R.C. Church, the prayers immediately following matins, constituting with the latter the first of the seven canonical hours.—adj. Laud′able, worthy of being praised.—n. Laud′ableness.—adv. Laud′ably.—ns. Laudā′tion, praise: honour paid; Laud′ative, a panegyric, a eulogium.—adj. Laud′atory, containing praise: expressing praise.—n. that which contains praise.—n. Laud′er. [L. laudārelaus, laudis, praise.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. LAUD

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

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Anagrams for laud »

  1. auld, dual, udal

  2. Dual

  3. Udal

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of laud in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of laud in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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