applaud definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • to state approval, particularly by clapping the arms.
    • expressing approbation loudly or notably.
  • verb-transitive:
    • to convey approval of (someone or something like that) especially by these types of clapping.
    • To commend very; compliments: applauded her choice to complete her degree.
    • showing approval of by clapping the hands, acclamation, or any other considerable indication.
    • To praise by words; to convey approbation of; to commend; to approve.
  • noun:
    • Applause; applauding.
    • Plaudit.
  • verb:
    • to convey endorsement (of anything) by clapping the fingers.
    • To praise, or present approval for one thing or somebody.
    • present approval of
    • clap one's hands or shout after shows to indicate approval
  • others:
    • To praise or show approval of by clapping the arms, acclamation, or any other significant sign.
    • To praise at all, as by words or actions; commend; accept.
    • Synonyms Extol, an such like. (see compliments, v.), cheer, cry up, magnify.
    • to state endorsement by clapping the hands or by other comparable means.
    • to offer praise; express approval.

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