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Definition 1: enthusiastic approval - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where acclaim or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the book met with modest acclaim
  • he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd
  • they gave him more eclat than he really deserved

Synonyms for acclaim in the sense of this definition

(acclaim is a kind of ...) a message expressing a favorable opinion

"words of approval seldom passed his lips"

Definition 2: praise vociferously - [verb of communication]

Samples where acclaim or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein

Synonyms for acclaim in the sense of this definition

(acclaim is a kind of ...) express approval of

"I applaud your efforts"

Definition 3: clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for acclaim in the sense of this definition

(acclaim is a kind of ...) show, express or direct through movement

"He gestured his desire to leave"

(... is a kind of acclaim ) applaud with shouts of `bravo' or `brava'

(acclaim implies ...) give sanction to

"I approve of his educational policies"

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