Synonyms of acclaim in English:

acclaim


See definition of acclaim

verb

1‘the booklet has been widely acclaimed by teachers’

SYNONYMS

praise, applaud, cheer, commend, express approval of, approve, express admiration for, welcome, pay tribute to, speak highly of, eulogize, compliment, congratulate, celebrate, sing the praises of, praise to the skies, rave about, go into raptures about, go into raptures over, heap praise on, wax lyrical about, say nice things about, make much of, pat on the back, take one's hat off to, salute, throw bouquets at, lionize, exalt, admire, hail, toast, flatter, adulate, vaunt, extol, glorify, honour, hymn, clap

informal crack someone up, crack something up

British informal big someone up, big something up

North American informal ballyhoo

dated cry someone up, cry something up

archaic emblazon

rare laud, panegyrize

ANTONYMS

criticize

2‘Eardwulf was acclaimed king of Northumbria in 796’

SYNONYMS

proclaim, announce, declare, pronounce, hail as


noun

1‘she has won acclaim for her commitment to democracy’

SYNONYMS

praise, applause, cheers, ovation, tribute, accolade, acclamation, salutes, plaudits

approval, admiration, approbation, congratulations, commendation, welcome, flattery, kudos, adulation, homage

compliment, a pat on the back, eulogy, encomium, panegyric, bouquets, laurels, testimonial

rare extolment, laudation, eulogium

ANTONYMS

criticism