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applaud

see definition of applaud
  • verbclap for; express approval
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Synonyms for applaud

verb clap for; express approval
  • approve
  • cheer
  • commend
  • compliment
  • encourage
  • hail
  • laud
  • praise
  • recommend
  • acclaim
  • boost
  • eulogize
  • extol
  • glorify
  • magnify
  • plug
  • rave
  • root
  • give a hand
  • give ovation
  • hear it for
  • kudize

Antonyms for applaud

  • blame
  • censure
  • criticize
  • denounce
  • depress
  • disapprove
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • refuse
  • condemn
  • decrease
  • keep silent
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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