Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun acclaim

1 sense of acclaim

Sense 1
acclaim, acclamation, plaudits, plaudit, eclat -- (enthusiastic approval; "the book met with modest acclaim"; "he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd"; "they gave him more eclat than he really deserved")
       => approval, commendation -- (a message expressing a favorable opinion; "words of approval seldom passed his lips")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb acclaim

2 senses of acclaim

Sense 1
acclaim, hail, herald -- (praise vociferously; "The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein")
       => applaud -- (express approval of; "I applaud your efforts")

Sense 2
applaud, clap, spat, acclaim -- (clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval)
       => gesticulate, gesture, motion -- (show, express or direct through movement; "He gestured his desire to leave")

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