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Applaud

Ap`plaud´
v. t.1.To show approval of by clapping the hands, acclamation, or other significant sign.
[imp. & p. p. Applauded; p. pr. & vb. n. Applauding.]
I would applaud thee to the very echo,
That should applaud again.
- Shak.
2.To praise by words; to express approbation of; to commend; to approve.
By the gods, I do applaud his courage.
- Shak.
v. i.1.To express approbation loudly or significantly.
Verb1.applaud - clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
Synonyms: acclaim, clap, spat
Antonyms:
boo, hiss - show displeasure, as after a performance or speech
2.applaud - express approval of; "I applaud your efforts"
abide by, accede, accept, acclaim, acquiesce, acquiesce in, agree, agree to, agree with, assent, boost, buy, cheer on, clap the hands, commend, compliment, comply, consent, cry, cry for joy, encore, eulogize, extol, give a cheer, give a hand, give the nod, glorify, hear it for, hold with, hooray, hurrah, hurray, huzzah, in toto, laud, magnify, nod, nod assent, panegyrize, plug, receive, recommend, root, root for, shout, shout hosanna, subscribe to, take kindly to, vote for, welcome, yell, yes, yield assent
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