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Synonyms for applaud
əˈplɔdap·plaud

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. applaud

    In the old sense of wonder, admire is practically obsolete; the word now expresses a delight and approval, in which the element of wonder unconsciously mingles. We admire beauty in nature and art, delight in the innocent happiness of children, enjoy books or society, a walk or a dinner. We approve what is excellent, applaud heroic deeds, esteem the good, love our friends. We honor and respect noble character wherever found; we revere and venerate it in the aged. We extol the goodness and adore the majesty and power of God.

    Synonyms:
    admire, adore, approve, delight in, enjoy, esteem, esteem, extol, honor, love, respect, revere, venerate, wonder

    Antonyms:
    abhor, abominate, contemn, despise, detest, dislike, execrate, hate, ridicule, scorn

    Preposition:
    Admire at may still very rarely be found in the old sense of wonder at.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. applaud

    Synonyms:
    laud, praise, extol, approve, eulogize, commend, cry up, magnify, encourage, cheer

    Antonyms:
    disapprove, denounce, decry, censure, execrate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. applaud, clap, spat, acclaimverb

    clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval

    Synonyms:
    clap, acclaim, spat, herald, hail

    Antonyms:
    hiss, boo

  2. applaudverb

    express approval of

    "I applaud your efforts"

    Synonyms:
    clap, acclaim, spat

    Antonyms:
    hiss, boo

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. applaudverb

    Synonyms:
    cheer, clap

  2. applaudverb

    Synonyms:
    praise, commend, laud, approve, compliment, extol, magnify, cry up

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "applaud":

    welcome, commend, praise, congratulate, salute, clap, appreciate

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How to use applaud in a sentence?

  1. Nathan Lents:

    When Christians and evolutionary science find harmony and common ground, or at least a peaceful truce, we can build trust and begin to work together on matters that threaten the healthy, safety, and flourishing of us all, for this reason, I applaud the work that Christian scientists are doing to bring greater acceptance and understanding of science into their communities. We need not be at war with each other.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    I applaud [President Obama] and both Secretary Kerry and Secretary Moniz for their extraordinary efforts in bringing about this conclusion.

  3. Ward Cates:

    As a public health person, I applaud their creativity and willingness to transfer innovation to a world that usually doesn't have much consideration in that age group.

  4. Michael Malone:

    I ’m proud of our guys for competing, competing and playing the way we did, we gave ourselves a chance and we’re severely undermanned. I applaud our guys' effort.

  5. Anthony Scaramucci:

    There's many people that are still in the President's web who feel the exact same way as Lisa Page for doing that. I applaud Lisa Page for doing that.


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