Synonyms for acclaim

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : uh-kleym
Phonetic Transcription : əˈkleɪm

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Définition of acclaim

Origin :
  • early 14c., "to lay claim to," from Latin acclamare "to cry out at" (see acclamation); the meaning "to applaud" is recorded by 1630s. Related: Acclaimed; acclaiming.
  • noun expression of approval
  • verb give approval
Example sentences :
  • All the people, high and low, streamed together, to acclaim her.
  • Extract from : « The Chinese Fairy Book » by Various
  • Where there is true greatness, let us acclaim it; where there is true worth, let us prize it—as if it were our own.
  • Extract from : « Another Sheaf » by John Galsworthy
  • The system,—they acclaim in one breath,—the system makes us do what we do not wish to do.
  • Extract from : « Socialism As It Is » by William English Walling
  • What had once been a matter of survival became a road to acclaim.
  • Extract from : « Millennium » by Everett B. Cole
  • This was received with acclaim, but many objected to the mortuary theory.
  • Extract from : « The Re-echo Club » by Carolyn Wells
  • Strange sentiment in such a place, and to be received with acclaim by such people!
  • Extract from : « The Free Lances » by Mayne Reid
  • The thunder of battle was giving way to a roar of triumph and acclaim.
  • Extract from : « The Hour of the Dragon » by Robert E. Howard
  • The acclaim of Poitanian warriors was a thing to terrify a timid man.
  • Extract from : « The Hour of the Dragon » by Robert E. Howard
  • Parisians had never had a chance before to acclaim the victor of the Marne.
  • Extract from : « Paris Vistas » by Helen Davenport Gibbons
  • And then he would pour out expressions of approval and acclaim.
  • Extract from : « The Letters of William James, Vol. 1 » by William James

Antonyms for acclaim

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