Synonyms and Antonyms of accolade
1 a formal expression of praise for their exceptional bravery the firefighters received accolades from both local and national officials Synonyms of accolade encomium, citation, commendation, dithyramb, eulogium, eulogy, homage, hymn, paean, panegyric, salutation, tributeWords Related to accolade award, decoration, dedication, honor, prize; acclaim, acclamation, laudation; applause, plaudit(s); bravo, hallelujah, kudo; approval, cachet, compliment, recommendationNear Antonyms of accolade censure, condemnation, denunciation, indictment, rebuke, reprimand, reproof; admonition, correction, harangue, lecture, sermon
2 public acknowledgment or admiration for an achievement winning the Nobel Prize for Physics is generally regarded as the highest accolade for a physicist Synonyms of accolade acclaim, glory, applause, bay(s), credit, distinction, homage, honor, kudos, laud, laurels, props [slang], réclame, sunWords Related to accolade celebrity, fame, renown, repute; compliment, encomium, eulogy, panegyric, toast, tribute; acclamation, ovation, plaudit, praise, rave, rhapsody; citation, commendation, kudo, note, recommendation; elevation, enshrinement, enthronement, exaltation, glorification
3 something given in recognition of achievement a screen performance that won virtually every accolade that the film world has to offer Synonyms of accolade award, blue ribbon, decoration, distinction, honor, kudo, plume, premium, prizeWords Related to accolade badge, crown, cup, laurel, medal, order, plaque, plate, ribbon, trophy; applause, bravo, encomium, eulogy, hallelujah, homage, paean, panegyric, plaudit, tribute; citation, commendation, compliment, honorable mention
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