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Synonyms for clap
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bang, clap, eruption, blast, bam(noun)

    a sudden very loud noise

    Synonyms:
    flak, hit, belt, gonorrhoea, fringe, smash, blow, knock, bam, volcanic eruption, fire, strike, eruption, boot, attack, gonorrhea, smasher, outbreak, thrill, gust, charge, flack, flush, bang, bash, extravasation, rush, eructation, kick, irruption, good time, blast, clack

  2. gonorrhea, gonorrhoea, clap(noun)

    a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra

    Synonyms:
    clack, bang, blast, gonorrhea, bam, gonorrhoea, eruption

  3. clack, clap(verb)

    a sharp abrupt noise as if two objects hit together; may be repeated

    Synonyms:
    clapper valve, clack valve, clack, bang, blast, gonorrhea, bam, eruption, gonorrhoea

  4. clap(verb)

    put quickly or forcibly

    "The judge clapped him in jail"

    Synonyms:
    acclaim, spat, applaud

  5. clap(verb)

    cause to strike the air in flight

    "The big bird clapped its wings"

    Synonyms:
    acclaim, spat, applaud

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

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

    Synonyms:
    acclaim, spat, herald, applaud, hail

  7. clap, spat(verb)

    clap one's hands together

    "The children were clapping to the music"

    Synonyms:
    acclaim, spat, applaud

  8. clap(verb)

    strike the air in flight

    "the wings of the birds clapped loudly"

    Synonyms:
    acclaim, spat, applaud

  9. clap(verb)

    strike with the flat of the hand; usually in a friendly way, as in encouragement or greeting

    Synonyms:
    acclaim, spat, applaud

  10. clap(verb)

    strike together so as to produce a sharp percussive noise

    "clap two boards together"

    Synonyms:
    acclaim, spat, applaud

Wiktionary

  1. clap(2)

    (Yorkshire dialect) A dropping of cow dung (presumably from the sound made as it hits the ground) \uE00098284

    Synonyms:
    thunderclap

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. clap(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    pat, strike gently

  2. clap(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    thrust, force, put hastily

  3. clap(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    applaud (by striking the hands together), cheer

  4. clap(n.)

    Synonyms:
    blow, knock, slap

  5. clap(n.)

    Synonyms:
    explosion, burst

  6. clap(n.)

    Synonyms:
    gonorrhœa, venereal disease

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. clap(n)

    Synonyms:
    gonorrhea

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "clap":

    gonorrhea, drip, gonorrhoea, applaud

How to pronounce clap?

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How to say clap in sign language?

  1. clap

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How to use clap in a sentence?

  1. Anuj Somany:

    When the price should not have increased even by cent and rather it ought to have decreased significantly; first they would instantly make an overnight hike of the price even by five to ten percent and subsequently reduce it by one to two percent and that too very gradually and most surprisingly, even make a big population to clap and cheer of their consideration of the price reduction.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    A liar has to hire the bluffers to build the crowd and make them raise slogan and clap loud in the favour of his speech and seeing all this, the duffers join them as his supporters.

  3. Will Rogers:

    We can't all be heroes because somebody has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    Bill and I just stand around watching Charlotte. Whatever she does we think is marvelous, nobody has ever done it before, she learns to clap her hands, we give her a standing ovation.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    The moment the bride and groom tie the nuptial knot, that couple is brought into the boxing ring to fling & fight and subsequently those very marriage guests and outsiders become the spectators to clap and cheer with their every knock on each other.

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Translations for clap

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  • صفقArabic
  • аплодирам, пляскам, трясък, ръкопляскане, тряскам, скалъпвам, хлопвам, ръкопляскам, хлопване, пляскане, триперBulgarian
  • aplaudiment, aplaudir, fer mans balletesCatalan, Valencian
  • tleskatCzech
  • zusammenbasteln, Knall, knallen, klatschen, improvisieren, Schlag, Tripper, applaudierenGerman
  • χειροκροτώGreek
  • aplaudirSpanish
  • taputtaa, tippuriFinnish
  • applaudir, chtouille, chaude-pisseFrench
  • מחא כפייםHebrew
  • ताली बजानाHindi
  • tapsolHungarian
  • applaudireItalian
  • 拍手, 手を叩くJapanese
  • چه‌پڵه‌ لێدانKurdish
  • druiper, applaudisseren, klappenDutch
  • dryppertNorwegian
  • klaskać, klaskPolish
  • aplaudir, estouro, palma, bater palmasPortuguese
  • хлопать, рукоплескание, хлопнуть, хлопок, аплодировать, гонореяRussian
  • కరతాళముTelugu
  • şakTurkish

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