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. noun an enthusiastic reception or exhibition of welcome, approval, etc an […]
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to accustom or become accustomed to a new or environment; adapt. historical examples extreme hazard of life, in all cases, was to be encountered in the process of acclimation. lectures on the philosophy and practice of slavery william a. smith it was, i suppose, the acclimation to which we were being subjected. tenting on the […]
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to . contemporary examples the teams are expected to stay at novo for several days to acclimatize. video prince harry arrives in antartica but conditions may yet hamper teams tom sykes november 24, 2013 historical examples at present an attempt is being made to acclimatize several species of eucalyptus in the low hills. the panjab, […]