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English verb: applaud

1. applaud (communication) clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval


Synonymsacclaim, clap, spat


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)gesticulate, gesture, motion


Narrower (hyponym)bravo


Entailapprove, O.K., okay, sanction


Antonymsboo, hiss

2. applaud (communication) express approval of


SamplesI applaud your efforts.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)praise


Narrower (hyponym)acclaim, cheer, hail, herald









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