Laud appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):
- Sagas laud nine men: indeed, nine men I ferally dined, alert in a nitre-laden idyll, are fine men indeed; nine men in dual sagas.
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- Definition of the noun laud
- Definition of the verb laud
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- Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Laud
- Usage statistics about laud
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- Video language resources about Laud
- Quotes about Laud
- Scrabble value of L1A1U1D2
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Laud is sometimes a misspelling of loud.
Laud (praise) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Barron's absolutely essential words for the GRE, which includes 300 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.
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Definition of the noun laud
What does laud mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: lauds
- praise or glorification
- hymn of praise
- (in plural, sometimes Lauds) a prayer service following matins
Definition of the verb laud
What does laud mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: lauded | lauding | lauds
- praise, glorify, or honor
- example: Sam and Sue laud the movie
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - human] [Verb] [Theme] They praised the volunteers [Agent - human] [Verb] [Theme] [Predicate, small clause] I judged him to be a good man [Agent - human] [Verb] [Theme] as [Predicate] I judged him as a good man [Agent - human] [Verb] [Theme] for [Predicate] They praised the volunteers for their dedication [Agent - human] [Verb] [Theme, genitive] [Predicate] They praised the volunteer's dedication
Judgment Verbs (with the same syntax): abuse, acclaim, accurse, applaud, approve, assail, assault, attack, backbite, belittle, blame, blaspheme, bless, calumniate, castigate, celebrate, censure, chasten, chastise, chide, commend, compensate, compliment, condemn, condone, congratulate, criticize, curse, damn, decry, defame, denigrate, denounce, deprecate, deride, disparage, doubt, eulogize, excoriate, excuse, extol, fault, felicitate, forgive, gibe, glorify, greet, hail, herald, honor, impeach, imprecate, incriminate, indict, insult, lambaste, lampoon, malign, mock, pardon, penalize, persecute, praise, prosecute, punish, rebuke, recommend, recompense, remunerate, repay, reprimand, reproach, reprove, repudiate, revile, reward, ridicule, salute, sanction, scold, scorn, shame, slander, snub, stigmatize, stultify, thank, toast, upbraid, victimize, vilify, welcome.
- lexical domain: Communication - verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
- synonyms of laud: exalt / extol / glorify / proclaim
- more generic word: praise = express approval of
- more specific terms:
Laud a.k.a. Laúd is a plectrum-plucked chordophone from Spain, played also in diaspora countries such as Cuba and the Philippines.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Laud
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The Edinburgh Review (1841)
Or Critical Journal by Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, Henry Reeve, William Empson, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Harold Cox
Accordingly, Laud is the object of enthusiastic veneration among the Oxford theologians. But at no period since the Reformation was finally settled, have the main principles, as well as so large an amount of the specific opinions and practices ...
by Martyn Bennett
Laud,. William,. Archbishop. of. Canterbury. was commanded by the countess, and in January it was placed under siege by Sir Thomas Fairfax (q.v.) in an attempt to clear the county of all royalists. The siege continued for several months during ...
by Sian Echard, Robert Rouse
Laud Misc. 595, held in the Bodleian Library. The manuscript is written in one attractive fifteenth-century hand, accompanied by Latin rubrics and small corrections by a later hand, which suggests that it may have been a copy of the original that ...
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Usage statistics about laud
The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.
Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb laud:
Photos about Laud
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- Sam Laud
The Sam Laud sits in the Cuyahoga River on 04/12/18.
Photo credit: THE RESTLESS RAILFAN
- Lake Freighter "Sam Laud"
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- Sam Laud
Upbound, Belle Isle
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Video language resources about Laud
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- Learn English Vocabulary - New Word: Laud
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- Laud Meaning
Video shows what laud means. Praise or glorification.. Hymn of praise.. A prayer service following matins.. Laud Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...
- ESL Vocabulary : laud
- ESL Vocabulary : laud
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Quotes about Laud
Behold, I am become a reproach to thy holy name, by serving any ambition and the sins of others; which though I did by the persuasion of other men, yet my own conscience did cheek and upbraid me in it. (William Laud)
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Scrabble value of L1A1U1D2
The value of this 4-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of LAUD
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