HyperDic: compliment

English > 3 senses of the word compliment:
NOUNcommunicationcomplimenta remark (or act) expressing praise and admiration
VERBcommunicationcompliment, congratulatesay something to someone that expresses praise
communicationcomplimentexpress respect or esteem / esteem for
compliment > pronunciation
Soundskaa'mplahmehnt
Rhymesaccent ... vent: 69 rhymes with ehnt...
English > compliment: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA remark (or act) expressing praise and admiration.
Narrowerflatteryexcessive or insincere praise
trade-lastA compliment that I heard about you that I offer to trade for a compliment you have heard about me
unction, smarm, fulsomenessexcessive but superficial compliments given with affected charm
Broaderpraise, congratulations, kudos, extolmentAn expression of approval and commendation
Spanishcumplido, cumplimiento
Catalancompliment
Adjectivescomplimentaryconveying or resembling a compliment
Verbscomplimentsay something to someone that expresses praise
English > compliment: 3 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningsay something to someone that expresses praise.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Example"He complimented her on her last physics paper"
Synonymcongratulate
BroaderpraiseExpress approval of
Spanishcongratular, felicitar
Catalanadular, congratular, felicitar, llagotejar
Nounscomplimenta remark (or act) expressing praise and admiration
English > compliment: 3 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningExpress respect or esteem / esteem for.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
BroadergreetSend greetings to
Spanishfelicitar
Catalanadular, felicitar, llagotejar

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