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verb as in clap for; express approval

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John Carlo, a Dallas physician who specializes in public health, applauded the new study for highlighting the importance of the density of crowds in indoor venues such as grocery stores.

Bice applauded the recruiting efforts by organizations bolstering GOP women.

Stocks soared Thursday as investors applauded signs that power in Washington could be divided between a Democratic president and a Republican Senate determined to block his most ambitious proposals.

If you shut down Facebook tomorrow, which I think a lot of people would applaud, it wouldn’t solve the problem.

Not only do I respect but I applaud the awareness that’s come into not just society but especially in sports.

Sure, there are many times during the speech where one party applauds and the other does not.

Dr. Kent Sepkowitz applauds the CDC investigators for straying off-message.

Geoffrey Kabaservice applauds Paul Ryan the man - but warns of the direction in which Ryanism will lead the GOP.

He applauds the many choices available, but still believes there is a need for public television.

American Islamic Forum for Democracy said it “applauds” the news.

“Jim” Fisk had traits like these, but who now applauds them?

See there that which one regards, that which one applauds, that which one shall forget never!

Csars wife should be above suspicion, said haughty Csar, and the world applauds; but every woman is czarina by divine right.

To tell the truth he begins to feel ashamed of himself, the more so that Mr. Langton applauds Reine's determination.

If the audience applauds, wait till the noise of the clapping is over to finish your speech.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to applauds, such as: encourage, laud, commend, cheer, hail, and praise.

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