Synonyms for acclaim
- pat on the back
- pat on the head
- pumping up
Antonyms for acclaim
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ACCLAIM
All the people, high and low, streamed together, to acclaim her.
Where there is true greatness, let us acclaim it; where there is true worth, let us prize it—as if it were our own.
The system,—they acclaim in one breath,—the system makes us do what we do not wish to do.
What had once been a matter of survival became a road to acclaim.
This was received with acclaim, but many objected to the mortuary theory.
Strange sentiment in such a place, and to be received with acclaim by such people!
The thunder of battle was giving way to a roar of triumph and acclaim.
The acclaim of Poitanian warriors was a thing to terrify a timid man.
Parisians had never had a chance before to acclaim the victor of the Marne.
And then he would pour out expressions of approval and acclaim.
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.