Synonyms for Acclaim:

n.

respect, regard, brownie points, a pat on the back. pay someone a compliment, Panegyrize, congratulate, sing someone's/something's praises, pat someone on the back, magnify. celebration, kudos. acclaim (noun)
plaudits, acclamation, spat, eclat, plaudit, hail, herald, clap.
approval (noun)
esteem, recognition.
communication (noun)
eclat, acclamation, plaudit, plaudits.
plaudits (noun)
plaudits.
praise (noun)
recommendation, sanction, flattery, glorification, applause, exaltation, admiration, approval, commendation, eulogy, compliment, endorsement.
reputation (noun)
popularity, Memorability, renown, reputation, notoriety, noteworthiness, preeminence, elevation, legend, celebrity, prominence, Fame, notability, esteem, Famousness, Illustriousness, fable, distinction.

v.

celebrate (verb)
salute, proclaim, laud, commemorate, exult, fete, observe, carouse, celebrate, enjoy, revel, hallow, inaugurate, hail, rejoice, trumpet, memorialize, praise, frolic, cheer, honor, glorify, make merry, solemnize, jubilate, venerate, party.
communication (verb)
hail, herald.
praise (verb)
flatter, applaud, endorse, eulogize, dignify, approve, commend, admire, exalt, recommend, extol.

Other synonyms:

regard, congratulate, Panegyrize, brownie points. respect. kudos, recognition. magnify. celebration. praise
glorify.
Other relevant words:
respect, celebration, recognition, plaudit, magnify, Panegyrize, clap, congratulate, regard, herald, eclat, plaudits, acclamation, kudos, spat.

Usage examples for acclaim

  1. Oh, to be a Columbine, she thought, to dance in silver and pink down Hagworth Street with a thousand eyes to admire her, a thousand hands to acclaim the beautiful vision. – Carnival by Compton Mackenzie
  2. Thus, in March 1861, the soldier- king was able amidst universal acclaim to take the title of King of Italy. – The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) by John Holland Rose