HyperDic: applause

English > 1 sense of the word applause:
NOUNcommunicationapplause, hand clapping, clappinga demonstration of approval by clapping the hands together
applause > pronunciation
Soundsahplao'z
Rhymescause ... tropopause: 8 rhymes with aoz...
English > applause: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA demonstration of approval by clapping the hands together.
Synonymshand clapping, clapping
Part ofovation, standing ovationenthusiastic recognition (especially one accompanied by loud applause)
NarrowerhandA round of applause to signify approval
handclapA clap of the hands to indicate approval
roundAn outburst of applause
Broaderapproval, commendationA message expressing a favorable opinion
Spanishaplauso, palmas
Catalanaplaudiment, aplaudiments

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