Noun acclaim has 1 sense
  1. acclaim, acclamation, plaudits, plaudit, eclat - enthusiastic approval; "the book met with modest acclaim"; "he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd"; "they gave him more eclat than he really deserved"
    --1 is a kind of approval, commendation
    Derived forms: verb acclaim2, verb acclaim1
,Verb acclaim has 2 senses
  1. acclaim, hail, herald - praise vociferously; "The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein"
    --1 is one way to applaud
    Derived forms: noun acclamation1, noun acclaim1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue acclaim the movie
  2. applaud, clap, spat, acclaim - clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
    --2 is one way to gesticulate, gesture, motion
    Derived form: noun acclaim1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody