Laud

Definition of Laud

n.1.
1.High commendation; praise; honor; exaltation; glory.
So do well and thou shalt have laud of the same.
- Tyndals.
2.A part of divine worship, consisting chiefly of praise; - usually in the pl.
3.Music or singing in honor of any one.
v. i.1.To praise in words alone, or with words and singing; to celebrate; to extol.
[imp. & p. p. Lauded; p. pr. & vb. n. Lauding.]
With all the company of heaven, we laud and magnify thy glorious name.
- Book of Common Prayer.

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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, congratulation, cry up, deification, deify, doxologize, doxology, eloge, emblazon, encomium, eulogium, eulogize, eulogy, exalt, exaltation, excessive praise, flatter, flattery, glorification, 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 God, promote, psalm, psalmody, puff, puff up, recommend, report, response, responsory, revere, reverence, salute, sing praises, tribute, trumpet, venerate, versicle, worship
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