To acclaim would be to strongly praise or applaud.verb
An example of acclaim would be to give a performer a standing ovation with shouts of “Bravo.”YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- to greet with loud applause or approval
- to announce with much applause or praise; hail: they acclaimed him president
Origin: L acclamare < ad-, to + clamare, to cry out: see clamor
- acclaimer noun
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verb ac·claimed, ac·claim·ing, ac·claims verb, transitive
- To praise enthusiastically and often publicly; applaud. See Synonyms at praise.
- To acknowledge or declare with enthusiastic approval: She was acclaimed person of the year.
Origin: From Latin acclāmāre : ad-, ad- + clāmāre, to shout; see kelə-2 in Indo-European roots.
- ac·claimˈer noun