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Synonyms for applause
əˈplɔzap·plause

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. applausenoun

    Synonyms:
    acclaim, plaudit, approbation, acclamation, commendation, approval

  2. applausenoun

    The act of applauding; approbation and praise publicly expressed by the clapping of hands, stamping or tapping of the feet, acclamation, huzzas, or other means; marked commendation.

    Synonyms:
    acclaim, approbation, commendation, approval, acclamation, plaudit

English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. applause

    Praise is the hearty approval of an individual, or of a number or multitude considered individually, and is expressed by spoken or written words; applause, the spontaneous outburst of many at once. Applause is expressed in any way, by stamping of feet, clapping of hands, waving of handkerchiefs, etc., as well as by the voice; acclamation is the spontaneous and hearty approval of many at once, and strictly by the voice alone. Thus one is chosen moderator by acclamation when he receives a unanimous viva voce vote; we could not say he was nominated by applause. Acclaim is the more poetic term for acclamation, commonly understood in a loftier sense; as, a nation's acclaim. Plaudit is a shout of applause, and is commonly used in the plural; as, the plaudits of a throng. Applause is also used in the general sense of praise. Approbation is a milder and more qualified word than praise; while praise is always uttered, approbation may be silent. "Approbation speaks of the thing or action.... Praise is always personal." A. W. and J. C. Hare Guesses at Truth first series, p. 549. [Macmillan & Co. '66.] Acceptance refers to an object or action; approbation may refer to character or natural traits. Approval always supposes a testing or careful examination, and frequently implies official sanction; approbation may be upon a general view. The industry and intelligence of a clerk win his employer's approbation; his decision in a special instance receives his approval. Praise is always understood as genuine and sincere, unless the contrary is expressly stated; compliment is a light form of praise that may or may not be sincere; flattery is insincere and ordinarily fulsome praise.

    Synonyms:
    acclaim, acclamation, adulation, approbation, approval, cheering, cheers, compliment, encomium, eulogy, flattery, laudation, panegyric, plaudit, praise, sycophancy

    Antonyms:
    abuse, animadversion, blame, censure, condemnation, contempt, denunciation, disapprobation, disapproval, disparagement, hissing, ignominy, obloquy, reproach, reproof, repudiation, scorn, slander, vilification, vituperation

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms2.0 / 1 vote

  1. applause

    Synonyms:
    praise, plaudit, laudation, encomium, commendation, approbation, acclamation, approval, eulogy, acclaim

    Antonyms:
    obloquy, condemnation, denunciation, dissatisfaction, contempt, censure, blame, vituperation, sibilation

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. applause, hand clapping, clappingnoun

    a demonstration of approval by clapping the hands together

    Synonyms:
    clapping, hand clapping

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Dictionary of English Synonymes4.0 / 1 vote

  1. applausenoun

    Synonyms:
    acclamation, acclaim, plaudit, eclat, clapping of hands, shout of approbation, loud praise

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. applausenoun

    Synonyms:
    acclamation, éclat, plaudit, acclaim, cheers

    Antonyms:
    denunciation, decrial, hooting, derision

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "applause":

    taps, ovation

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#42957commendation
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#247223panegyric
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How to use applause in a sentence?

  1. William Cowper:

    O, popular applause! what heart of man is proof against thy sweet, seducing charms?

  2. Sir Richard Francis Burton:

    Do what thy manhood bids thee do, from none but self expect applause; He noblest lives and noblest dies who makes and keeps his self-made laws.

  3. The Donald:

    And then [Megyn Kelly] hit me with a very, very hard question, that was when I came up with the Rosie O'Donnell statement, which really got a tremendous applause. That was the biggest applause in the evening actually, so it was sort of interesting.

  4. Sheikh Hassan Shahrour:

    You should give him a big round of applause.

  5. Alejandro Fernandez:

    To die on stage is to take to the grave what you most love in this life, your presence, your affection, your respect and your applause.


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