HyperDic: applaud

English > 2 senses of the word applaud:
VERBcommunicationapplaud, clap, spat, acclaimclap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
communicationapplaudexpress approval of
applaud > pronunciation
Soundsahplao'd
Rhymesabroad ... thawed: 18 rhymes with aod...
English > applaud: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningclap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsclap, spat, acclaim
Entailsapprove, O.K., okay, sanctionGive sanction to
Narrowerbravoapplaud with shouts of 'bravo' or 'brava'
Broadergesticulate, gesture, motionshow, express or direct through movement
Oppositeboo, hissshow displeasure, as after a performance or speech
Spanishaclamar, aplaudir, ovacionar, vitorear
Catalanaplaudir
Nounsapplaudersomeone who applauds
English > applaud: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningExpress approval of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"I applaud your efforts"
Narroweracclaim, hail, heraldpraise vociferously
cheershow approval or good wishes by shouting
BroaderpraiseExpress approval of
Spanishaclamar, aplaudir
Catalanaplaudir
Adjectivesapplaudableworthy of high praise
Nounsapplaudersomeone who applauds

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