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ac·claim

 (ə-klām′)
v. ac·claimed, ac·claim·ing, ac·claims
v.tr.
1. To praise enthusiastically and often publicly. See Synonyms at praise.
2. To acknowledge or declare with enthusiastic approval: She was acclaimed person of the year.
v.intr.
To shout approval.
n.
Enthusiastic praise; acclamation.

[From Latin acclāmāre : ad-, ad- + clāmāre, to shout; see kelə- in Indo-European roots.]

ac·claim′er n.

acclaim

(əˈkleɪm)
vb
1. (tr) to acknowledge publicly the excellence of (a person, act, etc)
2. to salute with cheering, clapping, etc; applaud
3. (tr) to acknowledge publicly that (a person) has (some position, quality, etc): they acclaimed him king.
n
an enthusiastic approval, expression of enthusiasm, etc
[C17: from Latin acclāmāre to shout at, shout applause, from ad- to + clamāre to shout]
acˈclaimer n

ac•claim

(əˈkleɪm)

v.t.
1. to greet publicly with loud or enthusiastic approval or praise: a widely acclaimed book.
2. to announce or proclaim with enthusiastic approval: He was acclaimed the king.
v.i.
3. to make acclamation; applaud.
n.
4. enthusiastic approval or praise.
[1630–40; < Latin acclāmāre. See ac-, claim]
ac•claim′er, n.

acclaim


Past participle: acclaimed
Gerund: acclaiming

Imperative
acclaim
acclaim
Present
I acclaim
you acclaim
he/she/it acclaims
we acclaim
you acclaim
they acclaim
Preterite
I acclaimed
you acclaimed
he/she/it acclaimed
we acclaimed
you acclaimed
they acclaimed
Present Continuous
I am acclaiming
you are acclaiming
he/she/it is acclaiming
we are acclaiming
you are acclaiming
they are acclaiming
Present Perfect
I have acclaimed
you have acclaimed
he/she/it has acclaimed
we have acclaimed
you have acclaimed
they have acclaimed
Past Continuous
I was acclaiming
you were acclaiming
he/she/it was acclaiming
we were acclaiming
you were acclaiming
they were acclaiming
Past Perfect
I had acclaimed
you had acclaimed
he/she/it had acclaimed
we had acclaimed
you had acclaimed
they had acclaimed
Future
I will acclaim
you will acclaim
he/she/it will acclaim
we will acclaim
you will acclaim
they will acclaim
Future Perfect
I will have acclaimed
you will have acclaimed
he/she/it will have acclaimed
we will have acclaimed
you will have acclaimed
they will have acclaimed
Future Continuous
I will be acclaiming
you will be acclaiming
he/she/it will be acclaiming
we will be acclaiming
you will be acclaiming
they will be acclaiming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been acclaiming
you have been acclaiming
he/she/it has been acclaiming
we have been acclaiming
you have been acclaiming
they have been acclaiming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been acclaiming
you will have been acclaiming
he/she/it will have been acclaiming
we will have been acclaiming
you will have been acclaiming
they will have been acclaiming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been acclaiming
you had been acclaiming
he/she/it had been acclaiming
we had been acclaiming
you had been acclaiming
they had been acclaiming
Conditional
I would acclaim
you would acclaim
he/she/it would acclaim
we would acclaim
you would acclaim
they would acclaim
Past Conditional
I would have acclaimed
you would have acclaimed
he/she/it would have acclaimed
we would have acclaimed
you would have acclaimed
they would have acclaimed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acclaim - enthusiastic approvalacclaim - enthusiastic approval; "the book met with modest acclaim"; "he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd"; "they gave him more eclat than he really deserved"
commendation, approval - a message expressing a favorable opinion; "words of approval seldom passed his lips"
Verb1.acclaim - praise vociferouslyacclaim - praise vociferously; "The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein"
applaud - express approval of; "I applaud your efforts"
2.acclaim - clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approvalacclaim - clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
bravo - applaud with shouts of `bravo' or `brava'
gesticulate, gesture, motion - show, express or direct through movement; "He gestured his desire to leave"

acclaim

verb
1. praise, celebrate, honour, cheer, admire, hail, applaud, compliment, salute, approve, congratulate, clap, pay tribute to, commend, exalt, laud, extol, crack up (informal), big up (slang, chiefly Caribbean), give it up for (slang), eulogize He was acclaimed as the country's greatest modern painter.

acclaim

verb
1. To express warm approval of:
noun
Translations
تَصْفِيق، هُتَاف الإسْتِحْسَانيُنَادِي بِه) (مُلْكَاًيَهْتِف، يُصَفِّق
jásotnadšeně vítatprohlásit
bifaldhyldehyldningtiljuble
hylla, fagnahyllingútnefna meî hyllingu
paskelbtiplotipripažinimassveikinimassveikinti
pasludinātskaļa apsveikšanauzgavilēt
nadšene pozdravovať

acclaim

[əˈkleɪm]
A. VT
1. (= praise) → aclamar, alabar
the play was acclaimedla obra fue aclamada
2. (= proclaim) → aclamar
he was acclaimed kinglo aclamaron rey
B. N (= praise) → alabanza f, aclamación f; (= applause) → aplausos mpl
the book met with great acclaimel libro tuvo una extraordinaria acogida, el libro recibió encendidos elogios

acclaim

[əˈkleɪm]
vtacclamer
to be acclaimed for sth → être acclamé(e) pour qch
to be acclaimed as sth → être proclamé(e) qch
nacclamation f
to win acclaim for sth, to receive acclaim for sth → être salué(e) pour qch
critical acclaim → acclamations des critiques
to great acclaim → avec un immense succès

acclaim

vt
(= applaud)feiern (as als); (critics)anerkennen
(= proclaim) to acclaim somebody king/winnerjdn zum König/als Sieger ausrufen
nBeifall m; (of critics)Anerkennung f

acclaim

[əˈkleɪm]
1. vtacclamare
2. n (approval) → consenso; (applause) → applauso

acclaim

(əˈkleim) verb
1. to applaud or welcome enthusiastically. The footballer was acclaimed by the fans.
2. to declare (someone) ruler, winner etc by enthusiastic approval. They acclaimed him king.
noun
enthusiastic approval.
acclamation (akləˈmeiʃən) noun
a noisy demonstration of applause, agreement, approval etc.
References in classic literature ?
Henry III had always been accounted a good swordsman, but that day he quite outdid himself, and in his imagination was about to run the pseudo De Montfort through the heart, to the wild acclaim of his audience.
When the other vessels of the squadron caught the meaning of the signals flashed them they took up the wild acclaim and unfurled her colors in the gleaming sunlight.
The master's wife called him the "Blessed Wolf," which name was taken up with acclaim and all the women called him the Blessed Wolf.
And now I know he hungers, where no food Is to be found, in the wide Wilderness: The rest commit to me; I shall let pass No advantage, and his strength as oft assay." He ceased, and heard their grant in loud acclaim; Then forthwith to him takes a chosen band Of Spirits likest to himself in guile, To be at hand and at his beck appear, If cause were to unfold some active scene Of various persons, each to know his part; Then to the desert takes with these his flight, Where still, from shade to shade, the Son of God, After forty days' fasting, had remained, Now hungering first, and to himself thus said:-- "Where will this end?
It breeds as quickly as the yeoman, and as soundly; strong is the temptation to acclaim it as a super-yeoman, who carries his country's virtue overseas.
Where is the man that would not wealth acclaim? Who would not truckle for his sovereign's grace?
Ah, what a high and noble appreciation of Gentlewomanhood there must have been in Vanity Fair, when that revered and august being was invested, by the universal acclaim of the refined and educated portion of this empire, with the title of Premier Gentilhomme of his Kingdom.
Then of thir Session ended they bid cry With Trumpets regal sound the great result: Toward the four winds four speedy Cherubim Put to thir mouths the sounding Alchymie By Haralds voice explain'd: the hollow Abyss Heard farr and wide, and all the host of Hell With deafning shout, return'd them loud acclaim. Thence more at ease thir minds and somwhat rais'd By false presumptuous hope, the ranged powers Disband, and wandring, each his several way Pursues, as inclination or sad choice Leads him perplext, where he may likeliest find Truce to his restless thoughts, and entertain The irksome hours, till his great Chief return.
His guests rushed to possess him and acclaim him, but James Ward, suddenly looking out of the eyes of the early Teuton, saw the fair frail Twentieth Century girl he loved, and felt something snap in his brain.
Not only did his contempories, carried away by their passions, talk in this way, but posterity and history have acclaimed Napoleon as grand, while Kutuzov is described by foreigners as a crafty, dissolute, weak old courtier, and by Russians as something indefinite- a sort of puppet useful only because he had a Russian name.
In every dream of that wonderful future, of a more splendid and triumphant France, he saw himself on the pinnacle of fame, himself acclaimed by millions the strong great man, the liberator.
"The rose is the flower of love--the world has acclaimed it so for centuries.