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