laud definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to offer praise to; glorify. See Synonyms at compliments.
  • noun:
    • Praise; glorification.
    • A hymn or track of compliments.
    • Ecclesiastical The service of prayers after the matins and constituting together the very first associated with seven canonical hours.
    • The time appointed for this solution.
    • praise or glorification
    • hymn of compliments
    • a prayer service after matins
    • tall commendation; praise; honor; exaltation; glory.
    • A part of divine worship, consisting mainly of compliments; -- frequently when you look at the pl.
    • Music or performing in honor of anybody.
    • compliments; commendation; honorable mention.
    • That element of divine worship which consists in compliments.
    • Music or a song in compliments or honor of every one.
    • plural in Roman Catholic Church, plus in the Anglican Ch. as a monastic or devotional workplace, a religious solution, developing, in conjunction with matins, 1st associated with the seven canonical hours: so called through the reiterated ascriptions of compliments to God within the last of the psalms (cxlviii., cxlix., cl.) which it has. The use into the Greek church is similar. See canonical hours, under canonical.
  • verb:
    • to praise, to glorify
    • compliments, glorify, or honor
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To praise in terms alone, or with terms and performing; to celebrate; to extol.
  • others:
    • To praise in words; speak or sing-in praise of; specially, to extol or praise highly: because, to laud anyone to the skies.

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