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clap

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a loud explosive sound
  • a clap of thunder that woke the whole house up

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verb

Synonyms of clap (Entry 2 of 2)

to deliver a blow to (someone or something) usually in a strong vigorous manner
  • clapped him on the back as a friendly gesture

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The first known use of clap was in the 13th century

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“Clap.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/clap. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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