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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Acclaim  \Ac*claim"\,  v.  t.  [L.  acclamare  ad  +  clamare  to  cry 
  out  See  {Claim},  {Clamor}.]  [R.] 
  1.  To  applaud.  ``A  glad  acclaiming  train.''  --Thomson. 
 
  2.  To  declare  by  acclamations. 
 
  While  the  shouting  crowd  Acclaims  thee  king  of 
  traitors.  --Smollett. 
 
  3.  To  shout;  as  to  acclaim  my  joy. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Acclaim  \Ac*claim"\,  v.  i. 
  To  shout  applause. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Acclaim  \Ac*claim"\,  n. 
  Acclamation.  [Poetic]  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  acclaim 
  n  :  enthusiastic  approval;  "the  book  met  with  modest  acclaim"; 
  "he  acknowledged  the  plaudits  of  the  crowd";  "they  gave 
  him  more  eclat  than  he  really  deserved"  [syn:  {acclamation}, 
  {plaudits},  {plaudit},  {eclat}] 
  v  1:  praise  vociferously  [syn:  {hail},  {herald}] 
  2:  clap  one's  hands  or  shout  after  performances  to  indicate 
  approval  [syn:  {applaud},  {clap},  {spat}]  [ant:  {boo}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  ACCLAIM 
 
    A  European  Union  {ESPRIT}  {Basic  Research  Action}. 
 
  [What's  it  about?] 
 
  (1994-11-08) 
 
 




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