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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