v 1: declare formally; declare someone to be something; of
titles: "He was proclaimed King"
2: state or announce; " `I am not a Communist,' " he exclaimed;
"The King will proclaim an amnesty" [syn: exclaim
3: affirm or declare as an attribute or quality of; "The speech
predicated the fitness of the candidate to be President"
4: praise, glorify, or honor: "extol the virtues of one's
children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking" [syn: laud