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4 definitions found
 for laud
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Laud \Laud\, n. [L. laus, laudis. See Laud, v. i.]
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     1. High commendation; praise; honor; exaltation; glory. "Laud
        be to God." --Shak.
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              So do well and thou shalt have laud of the same.
                                                    --Tyndals.
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     2. A part of divine worship, consisting chiefly of praise; --
        usually in the pl.
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     Note: In the Roman Catholic Church, the prayers used at
           daybreak, between those of matins and prime, are called
           lauds.
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     3. Music or singing in honor of any one.
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From 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.
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           With all the company of heaven, we laud and magnify thy
           glorious name.                           --Book of
                                                    Common Prayer.
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From 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]

From 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
  
  

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