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compliment

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of compliment

  1. 1 an admiring personal remark <a woman who does not know how to accept a compliment graciously> Synonyms bouquet, kudo Related Words accolade, citation, commendation, encomium, eulogy, homage, paean, panegyric, salutation, tribute, valentine Near Antonyms affront, barb, dart, dig, epithet, insult, put-down, slight, slur

  2. 2 compliments pl  best wishes <please extend our compliments to the chef for a great meal> Synonyms commendations [archaic], congratulations, felicitations, greetings, regards, respects Related Words approval, benediction, blessing, endorsement (also indorsement); acknowledgment (or acknowledgement), citation, commendation; adulation, flattery, praise; well-wishing Near Antonyms dig, gibe (or jibe), insult, put-down, taunt




compliment

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of compliment

  1. to express to (someone) admiration for his or her success or good fortune <complimented her on her election victory> Synonyms congratulate, felicitate, hugRelated Words applaud, cheer, commend, hail, salute; extol (also extoll), glorify, laud, praiseNear Antonyms bad-mouth, belittle, cry down, decry, deprecate, depreciate, diminish, discount, disparage, minimize, put down, write off; jeer, mock, ridicule, taunt, tease





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