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VERB (1)

1. praise, glorify, or honor;
- Example: "extol the virtues of one's children"
- Example: "glorify one's spouse's cooking"
[syn: laud, extol, exalt, glorify, proclaim]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Laud \Laud\, n. [L. laus, laudis. See Laud, v. i.] [1913 Webster] 1. High commendation; praise; honor; exaltation; glory. "Laud be to God." --Shak. [1913 Webster] So do well and thou shalt have laud of the same. --Tyndals. [1913 Webster] 2. A part of divine worship, consisting chiefly of praise; -- usually in the pl. [1913 Webster] Note: In the Roman Catholic Church, the prayers used at daybreak, between those of matins and prime, are called lauds. [1913 Webster] 3. Music or singing in honor of any one. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Laud \Laud\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lauded; p. pr. & vb. n. Lauding.] [L. laudare, fr. laus, laudis, praise. Cf. Allow.] To praise in words alone, or with words and singing; to celebrate; to extol. [1913 Webster] With all the company of heaven, we laud and magnify thy glorious name. --Book of Common Prayer. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

laud v 1: praise, glorify, or honor; "extol the virtues of one's children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking" [syn: laud, extol, exalt, glorify, proclaim]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

114 Moby Thesaurus words for "laud": Agnus Dei, Benedicite, Gloria, Gloria Patri, Gloria in Excelsis, Introit, Magnificat, Miserere, Nunc Dimittis, Te Deum, Trisagion, Vedic hymn, acclaim, accolade, admire, adore, adulate, adulation, advance, alleluia, answer, anthem, antiphon, antiphony, apotheosis, apotheosize, belaud, bepraise, bepraisement, bless, bless the Lord, blow up, boast of, brag about, canticle, celebrate, chant, chorale, commend, congratulation, cry up, deification, deify, doxologize, doxology, eloge, emblazon, encomium, eulogium, eulogize, eulogy, exalt, exaltation, excessive praise, extol, flatter, flattery, glorification, glorify, glorify the Lord, glory, hallelujah, hero worship, hero-worship, homage, hommage, honor, hosanna, hymn, hymn of praise, hymnody, hymnography, hymnology, idolatry, idolize, idolizing, kudos, laudation, lionize, lionizing, magnification, magnify, make much of, mantra, meed of praise, motet, offertory, offertory sentence, overpraise, paean, panegyric, panegyrize, pay tribute, porter aux nues, praise, praise God, promote, psalm, psalmody, puff, puff up, recommend, report, response, responsory, revere, reverence, salute, sing praises, tribute, trumpet, venerate, versicle, worship