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Synonyms for clap

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  1. clap2

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


Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. bang, clap, eruption, blast, bamnoun

    a sudden very loud noise

    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, clapnoun

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

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

  3. clack, clapverb

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

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

  4. clapverb

    put quickly or forcibly

    "The judge clapped him in jail"

    acclaim, spat, applaud

  5. clapverb

    cause to strike the air in flight

    "The big bird clapped its wings"

    acclaim, spat, applaud

  6. applaud, clap, spat, acclaimverb

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

    acclaim, spat, herald, applaud, hail

  7. clap, spatverb

    clap one's hands together

    "The children were clapping to the music"

    acclaim, spat, applaud

  8. clapverb

    strike the air in flight

    "the wings of the birds clapped loudly"

    acclaim, spat, applaud

  9. clapverb

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

    acclaim, spat, applaud

  10. clapverb

    strike together so as to produce a sharp percussive noise

    "clap two boards together"

    acclaim, spat, applaud

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  1. clapverb

    pat, strike gently

  2. clapverb

    thrust, force, put hastily

  3. clapverb

    applaud (by striking the hands together), cheer

  4. clapnoun

    blow, knock, slap

  5. clapnoun

    explosion, burst

  6. clapnoun

    gonorrhœa, venereal disease

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. clapnoun


PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "clap":

    gonorrhea, drip, gonorrhoea, applaud

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  1. Senate President Bukola Saraki:

    It is in times like this, when we are challenged from all sides that we need to develop new relationships and cultivate more friends. No one can clap with one hand and expect to be heard. This is the time when compromise, engagement is the tool necessary for successful collaboration and cooperation.

  2. John Lennon:

    Would those of you in the cheaper seats clap your hands And the rest of you, if you'll just rattle your jewelry.

  3. Mark Ven:

    When I clap twice the light turns on, as it detects that I'm clapping. When I write an English 'R' in the air the red light turns on, and when I write an English 'Y' the yellow light turns on. Lastly, when I clap twice the light turns off, during this process we are communicating and interacting on the Human Computer Interface by using the internet of things, and the wearable device.

  4. Flavio Volpe:

    He said 'I'm going to eat your profits to make a point nobody understands, please vote for me.' And there's a lot of trained seals that listen to him and they clap.

  5. Guy Clark:

    I've gone a year and not written a song just because I couldn't think of anything. But I always come back to it because there's always that little buzz you get when you do something well and sing it out loud to the public. And people clap and tell you how great you are.

Translations for clap

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  • صفقArabic
  • аплодирам, трипер, пляскане, хлопване, ръкопляскам, хлопвам, скалъпвам, тряскам, трясък, ръкопляскане, пляскамBulgarian
  • aplaudiment, fer mans balletes, aplaudirCatalan, Valencian
  • tleskatCzech
  • applaudieren, zusammenbasteln, klatschen, Tripper, Schlag, Knall, knallen, improvisierenGerman
  • χειροκροτώGreek
  • aplaudirSpanish
  • tippuri, taputtaaFinnish
  • chtouille, chaude-pisse, applaudirFrench
  • מחא כפייםHebrew
  • ताली बजानाHindi
  • tapsolHungarian
  • applaudireItalian
  • 拍手, 手を叩くJapanese
  • چه‌پڵه‌ لێدانKurdish
  • klappen, druiper, applaudisserenDutch
  • dryppertNorwegian
  • klask, klaskaćPolish
  • aplaudir, palma, bater palmas, estouroPortuguese
  • гонорея, хлопать, рукоплескание, аплодировать, хлопнуть, хлопокRussian
  • కరతాళముTelugu
  • şakTurkish

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