re-acclaim

acclaim

[uh-kleym]
verb (used with object)
1.
to welcome or salute with shouts or sounds of joy and approval; applaud: to acclaim the conquering heroes.
2.
to announce or proclaim with enthusiastic approval: to acclaim the new king.
verb (used without object)
3.
to make acclamation; applaud.
noun
4.
acclamation ( defs 1, 2 ).

Origin:
1630–40; < Latin acclāmāre. See ac-, claim

acclaimer, noun
reacclaim, verb (used with object)
unacclaimed, adjective
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acclaim (əˈkleɪm)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to acknowledge publicly the excellence of (a person, act, etc)
2.  to salute with cheering, clapping, etc; applaud
3.  (tr) to acknowledge publicly that (a person) has (some position, quality, etc): they acclaimed him king
 
n
4.  an enthusiastic approval, expression of enthusiasm, etc
 
[C17: from Latin acclāmāre to shout at, shout applause, from ad- to + clamāre to shout]
 
ac'claimer
 
n

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acclaim
early 14c., "to lay claim to," from L. acclamare "to cry out at" (see acclamation); the meaning "to applaud" is recorded by 1630s. The noun meaning "act of acclaiming" is first recorded 1667 in Milton.
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