Synonyms and Antonyms of congratulate
to express to (someone) admiration for his or her success or good fortune <let me be the first to congratulate you on winning the award> Synonyms compliment, felicitate, hug Related Words applaud, cheer, commend, hail, salute; extol (also extoll), glorify, laud, praise Near 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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