accolade


accolade
Synonyms and related words:
adulation, apotheosis, award, badge, bays, bepraisement, citation, congratulation, decoration, deification, distinction, eloge, encomium, eulogium, eulogy, exaltation, excessive praise, flattery, glorification, glory, hero worship, homage, hommage, honor, honorable mention, idolatry, idolizing, kudos, laud, laudation, laurels, lionizing, magnification, meed of praise, mention, overpraise, paean, panegyric, praise, tribute

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  • accolade — [ akɔlad ] n. f. • déb. XVIe; de accoler, ou provenç. accolada I ♦ 1 ♦ Le fait de mettre les bras autour du cou. ⇒ embrassade. Donner, recevoir l accolade. 2 ♦ Hist. Coup donné avec le plat de l épée sur l épaule, accompagné d un « léger… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Accolade — Тип Частная компания Год основания 1984 Упразднена 1999 Причина упразднения …   Википедия

  • Accolade — Rechtsform {{{Unternehmensform}}} Gründung 1984 Auflösung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • accolade — (n.) 1620s, from Fr. accolade (16c.), from Prov. acolada or It. accollata, ultimately from noun use of a fem. pp. from V.L. *accollare to embrace around the neck, from L. ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + collum neck (see COLLAR (Cf. c …   Etymology dictionary

  • Accolade — Ac co*lade ([a^]k k[ o]*l[=a]d or [a^]k k[ o]*l[.a]d ; 277), n. [F. accolade, It. accolata, fr. accollare to embrace; L. ad + collum neck.] 1. A ceremony formerly used in conferring knighthood, consisting of an embrace, and a slight blow on the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Accolade — (franz.), 1) Umarmung, bes. sonst Umarmung dessen, welcher in einen Ritterorden eintrat, durch den Großmeister des Ordens; 2) Zusammenfassung, z.B. mehrer Sätze in einen kurzen; 3) (Mus.), die aus perpendiculären Strichen bestehende Klammer, um… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Accolade — Accolade, d.h. Umhalsung, Umarmung. 1. Umarmung des in einen Ritterorden Aufgenommenen durch den Großmeister, noch gebräuchlich bei den Freimaurern. 2. ein Strich oder Klammer, durch die mehrere Wörter verbunden werden; kommt besonders in… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • accolade — index prize Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • accolade — [n] strong praise, recognition of achievement approval, award, badge, decoration, distinction, honor, kudos*, laurels; concept 69 …   New thesaurus

  • accolade — ► NOUN ▪ something given as a special honour or in recognition of merit. ORIGIN originally meaning «a touch on a person s shoulders with a sword when knighting them»: from Provençal acolada embrace around the neck , from Latin collum neck …   English terms dictionary

  • accolade — [ak′ə lād΄, ak΄ə lād′] n. [Fr < Prov acolada < VL * accolare, to embrace < L ad, to + collum, neck: see WHEEL] 1. an embrace formerly used in conferring knighthood 2. a touch on the shoulder with the flat side of a sword, now used in… …   English World dictionary