Synonyms and Antonyms of applause
1 enthusiastic and usually public expression of approval a design for a memorial for the victims of the attack that has received nothing but applause from officials, commentators, and the general public Synonyms acclamation, cheer, cheering, ovation, plaudit(s), rave(s), réclame Related Words clapping; bravo, hail, hallelujah, hurrah (also hooray or hoorah), hosanna, huzzah (or huzza); acclaim, accolade, citation, commendation, compliment, encomium, eulogy, homage, kudo, paean, panegyric, salutation, tribute; kudos, praise Near Antonyms boo, hiss, hoot, jeer, raspberry, smirk, sneer, snicker, snigger, snort, whistle; gibe (or jibe), put-down, taunt Antonyms booing, hissing
2 public acknowledgment or admiration for an achievement a heroic effort by the fire department that deserves the applause of everyone in the city Synonyms acclaim, accolade, glory, bay(s), credit, distinction, homage, honor, kudos, laud, laurels, props [slang], réclame, sunRelated Words 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
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