Synonyms for laud

Grammar : Verb
Spell : lawd
Phonetic Transcription : lɔd

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Définition of laud

Origin :
  • late 14c., from Old French lauder "praise, extol," from Latin laudare "to praise, commend, honor, extol, eulogize," from laus (genitive laudis) "praise, fame glory." Probably cognate with Old English leoð "song, poem, hymn," from Proto-Germanic *leuthan (cf. Old Norse ljoð "strophe," German Lied "song," Gothic liuþon "to praise"), and from an echoic PIE root *leu-. Related: Lauded; lauding.
  • verb acclaim, praise
Example sentences :
  • The wench came up soon after, all aghast, with a Laud, Miss!
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • The presence of his kind to see and laud was an inspiration to him.
  • Extract from : « Heather and Snow » by George MacDonald
  • Its corners were cut off as the ears of Laud's victims had been cut off at Westminster.
  • Extract from : « Browning's England » by Helen Archibald Clarke
  • And you, child, too, Shall have your task; deliver this to Laud.
  • Extract from : « Browning's England » by Helen Archibald Clarke
  • Laud will not be the slowest in thy praise: "Thorough" he'll cry!
  • Extract from : « Browning's England » by Helen Archibald Clarke
  • Would he wound a Sydneyite in the fifth rib, let him laud Melbourne.
  • Extract from : « Recollections » by David Christie Murray
  • Laud and praise be to God that hath sent us the true knowledge.
  • Extract from : « Short Studies on Great Subjects » by James Anthony Froude
  • From this time the history of Oxford, for forty years, is mixed up with the history of Laud.
  • Extract from : « Oxford » by Andrew Lang
  • It has been said that Laud would not have known how to wear them.
  • Extract from : « Oxford » by Andrew Lang
  • Why is it then, we repeat, that Moses does not laud Enosh equally with Enoch?
  • Extract from : « Commentary on Genesis, Vol. II » by Martin Luther

Antonyms for laud

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