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acclaim

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of acclaim

  1. public acknowledgment or admiration for an achievement <many people were involved in the search, but the person who actually found the missing girl got all the acclaim> Synonyms glory, accolade, applause, bay(s), credit, distinction, homage, honor, kudos, laud, laurels, props [slang], réclame, sunRelated Words celebrity, fame, renown, repute; compliment, encomium, eulogy, panegyric, toast, tribute; acclamation, ovation, plaudit, praise, rave, rhapsody; citation, commendation, kudo, note, recommendation; elevation, enshrinement, enthronement, exaltation, glorification




acclaim

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of acclaim

  1. to declare enthusiastic approval of <she has long been acclaimed by the critics for her realistic acting> Synonyms accredit, applaud, cheer, crack up, hail, laud, praise, salute, tout Related Words bravo, clap, rise (to); ballyhoo; approve, commend, endorse (also indorse), favor, recommend, root (for), support; celebrate, emblazon, eulogize, extol (also extoll), glorify, magnify, sing; adulate, belaud, flatter, overpraise; deify, idolize Phrases doff one's hat to (or doff one's cap to) Near Antonyms belittle, discommend, disparage, put down; blame, censure, reprehend, reprobate; admonish, chide, criticize, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reprove; castigate, excoriate, keelhaul, lambaste (or lambast), skewer, slag [chiefly British], vilify Antonyms knock, pan, slam




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