to welcome or salute with shouts or sounds of joy and approval; applaud:
to acclaim the conquering heroes.
to announce or proclaim with enthusiastic approval:
to acclaim the new king.
to make ; applaud.
(defs 1, 2).
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(transitive) to acknowledge publicly the excellence of (a person, act, etc)
to salute with cheering, clapping, etc; applaud
(transitive) to acknowledge publicly that (a person) has (some position, quality, etc): they acclaimed him king
an enthusiastic approval, expression of enthusiasm, etc
early 14c., “to lay claim to,” from Latin acclamare “to cry out at” (see acclamation); the meaning “to applaud” is recorded by 1630s. Related: Acclaimed; acclaiming.
“act of acclaiming,” 1667 (in Milton), from acclaim (v.).
a loud shout or other demonstration of welcome, goodwill, or approval. act of . Liturgy. a brief responsive chant in antiphonal singing. Ecclesiastical, (def 3a). by acclamation, by an oral vote, often unanimous, expressing approval by shouts, hand-clapping, etc., rather than by formal ballot. Historical Examples The speaker was Thomas Rimer, and the plan was […]
a loud shout or other demonstration of welcome, goodwill, or approval. act of . Liturgy. a brief responsive chant in antiphonal singing. Ecclesiastical, (def 3a). by acclamation, by an oral vote, often unanimous, expressing approval by shouts, hand-clapping, etc., rather than by formal ballot. noun an enthusiastic reception or exhibition of welcome, approval, etc an […]
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