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Synonyms for clap
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Wiktionary

  1. clap2

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

    Synonyms:
    thunderclap

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bang, clap, eruption, blast, bamnoun

    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, clapnoun

    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, clapverb

    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. clapverb

    put quickly or forcibly

    "The judge clapped him in jail"

    Synonyms:
    acclaim, spat, applaud

  5. clapverb

    cause to strike the air in flight

    "The big bird clapped its wings"

    Synonyms:
    acclaim, spat, applaud

  6. applaud, clap, spat, acclaimverb

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

    Synonyms:
    acclaim, spat, herald, applaud, hail

  7. clap, spatverb

    clap one's hands together

    "The children were clapping to the music"

    Synonyms:
    acclaim, spat, applaud

  8. clapverb

    strike the air in flight

    "the wings of the birds clapped loudly"

    Synonyms:
    acclaim, spat, applaud

  9. clapverb

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

    Synonyms:
    acclaim, spat, applaud

  10. clapverb

    strike together so as to produce a sharp percussive noise

    "clap two boards together"

    Synonyms:
    acclaim, spat, applaud

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. clapverb

    Synonyms:
    pat, strike gently

  2. clapverb

    Synonyms:
    thrust, force, put hastily

  3. clapverb

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

  4. clapnoun

    Synonyms:
    blow, knock, slap

  5. clapnoun

    Synonyms:
    explosion, burst

  6. clapnoun

    Synonyms:
    gonorrhœa, venereal disease

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. clapnoun

    Synonyms:
    gonorrhea

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "clap":

    gonorrhea, drip, gonorrhoea, applaud

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#107267gonorrhoea
#134903extravasation
#171961thunderclap
#263281irruption

How to use clap in a sentence?

  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. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Joe Biden:

    Stand up and clap for Vindman.


Translations for clap

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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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