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laud

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of laud

  1. public acknowledgment or admiration for an achievement an actor who in his lifetime received all the laud and honor that the theater world could bestow Synonyms of laud acclaim, accolade, applause, bay(s), credit, distinction, homage, honor, kudos, glory, laurels, props [slang], réclame, sunWords Related to laud 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


laud

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of laud

  1. 1 to declare enthusiastic approval of the critics have lauded the best-selling author's newest novel Synonyms of laud accredit, applaud, cheer, crack up, hail, acclaim, praise, salute, toutWords Related to laud bravo, clap, rise (to); ballyhoo; approve, commend, endorse (also indorse), favor, recommend, root (for), support; celebrate, emblazon, eulogize, extol (also extoll), glorify, magnify, sing; adulate, belaud, flatter, overpraise; deify, idolizeNear Antonyms of laud belittle, discommend, disparage, put down; blame, censure, reprehend, reprobate; admonish, chide, criticize, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reprove; castigate, excoriate, keelhaul, lambaste (or lambast), skewer, slag [chiefly British], vilifyAntonyms of laud knock, pan, slam

  2. 2 to proclaim the glory of the nation's people were expected to laud the dictator at every opportunity Synonyms of laud bless, carol, celebrate, emblazon, exalt, extol (also extoll), glorify, hymn, praise, magnify, resoundWords Related to laud adore, belaud, deify, idolize, worship; acclaim, applaud, commend, compliment, hail, renown, salute; chant, cheer, eulogize, rhapsodize; cite; flatter; crack up, recommend, toutNear Antonyms of laud blame, censure, reprehend, reprobate; criticize, reprove; admonish, chide, keelhaul, rebuke, reprimand, reproach; castigate, lambaste (or lambast)



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