from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To praise enthusiastically and often publicly; applaud. See Synonyms at praise.
- transitive v. To acknowledge or declare with enthusiastic approval: She was acclaimed person of the year.
- intransitive v. To shout approval.
- n. Enthusiastic applause; acclamation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To shout; to call out.
- v. To shout approval; to express great approval.
- v. (rare) To salute or praise with great approval; to compliment; to applaud; to welcome enthusiastically.
- v. To claim.
- v. To declare by acclamations.
- v. To elect to an office by having no opposition.
- n. An acclamation; a shout of applause.
- n. A claim.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To applaud.
- transitive v. To declare by acclamations.
- transitive v. To shout.
- intransitive v. To shout applause.
- n. Acclamation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To applaud; treat with words or sounds of joy or approval.
- To declare or salute by acclamation.
- To make acclamation; shout applause.
- n. A shout of joy; acclamation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. praise vociferously
- n. enthusiastic approval
- v. clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
From Latin acclāmāre : ad-, ad- + clāmāre, to shout; see kelə-2 in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)