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Synonyms for applaud
əˈplɔd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. applaud, clap, spat, acclaim(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    clap, acclaim, spat, herald, hail

    Antonyms:
    hiss, boo

  2. applaud(verb)

    express approval of

    "I applaud your efforts"

    Synonyms:
    clap, acclaim, spat

    Antonyms:
    hiss, boo

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. applaud(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    cheer, clap

  2. applaud(v. a.)

    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

How to pronounce applaud?

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How to use applaud in a sentence?

  1. Jimmy Kimmel:

    They actually increased funding by $2 billion and I applaud them for doing that.

  2. Silke Pflueger:

    They are getting to use their constitutional right to say that they dont agree with what Im doing but I have a constitutional right to also stand up here and say, Hey, I think people of faith should be involved, soI applaud it, I think its great. Thats what I love about this country.

  3. Bernie Sanders:

    What it means is, what Cardi B does, not only is she an enormously popular entertainer, what she is doing is speaking to young people about the important issues that are on their minds and I applaud that very much.

  4. Tony Long:

    We applaud the commissioner's commitment to preventing illegally caught fish from entering the EU.

  5. New FIFA:

    We applaud McDonald’s for joining with Coca-Cola and Visa. They understand just how vital it is that reform of FIFA is independent of the deep vested interests surrounding the organization and its personnel.


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