HyperDic: acclaim

English > 3 senses of the word acclaim:
VERBcommunicationacclaim, hail, heraldpraise vociferously
communicationacclaim, applaud, clap, spatclap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
NOUNcommunicationacclaim, acclamation, plaudits, plaudit, eclatenthusiastic approval
acclaim > pronunciation
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English > acclaim: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaningenthusiastic approval.
Example"the book met with modest acclaim"
Synonymsacclamation, plaudits, plaudit, eclat
Broaderapproval, commendationA message expressing a favorable opinion
Spanishaclamación, aplauso, ovación, reconocimiento, vítor
Catalanaclamació, aplaudiment, ovació, víctor
Verbsacclaimpraise vociferously
acclaimclap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
English > acclaim: 3 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningpraise vociferously.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelSam and Sue acclaim the movie
Synonymshail, herald
BroaderapplaudExpress approval of
Spanishaclamar, ovacionar, vitorear
Catalanaclamar, acollir, admetre, anunciar-se, aplaudir
Nounsacclaim, acclamationenthusiastic approval
English > acclaim: 3 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningclap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsapplaud, clap, spat
Entailsapprove, O.K., okay, sanctionGive sanction to
Narrowerbravoapplaud with shouts of 'bravo' or 'brava'
Broadergesticulate, gesture, motionshow, express or direct through movement
Oppositeboo, hissshow displeasure, as after a performance or speech
Spanishaclamar, aplaudir, ovacionar, vitorear
Nounsacclaimenthusiastic approval

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