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Verb: acclaim  u'kleym
  1. Praise vociferously
    "The critics acclaimed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein";
    - hail, herald
     
  2. Clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
    - applaud, clap, spat
Noun: acclaim  u'kleym
  1. Enthusiastic approval
    "the book met with modest acclaim";
    - acclamation, plaudits, plaudit, ├ęclat

Derived forms: acclaiming, acclaimed, acclaims

Type of: applaud, approval, commendation, gesticulate, gesture, motion

Encyclopedia: Acclaim