Laud meaning

lôd
To give praise to; glorify.
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The definition of laud is praise.

An example of laud is a teacher letting a student know how great they did on an assignment.

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The service of dawn which constitutes the second (or, when said together with matins, the first) of the canonical hours and includes psalms of praise; morning prayer.
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To praise; extol.
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(person) 1573-1645; Eng. prelate: archbishop of Canterbury (1633-45): executed.
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Hymn of praise.
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(in the plural, also Lauds) A prayer service following matins.
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(intransitive) To praise, to glorify.
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Praise; glorification.
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A hymn or song of praise.
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(archaic) Praise.
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Origin of laud

  • Middle English lauden from Old French lauder from Latin laudāre from laus laud- praise

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French lauder, from Latin laudō, from laus (“praise, glory, fame, renown"), from echoic Proto-Indo-European root *lÄ“wt-, *lÄ“wdÊ°- (“song, sound").

    From Wiktionary