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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 acclaim, accolade, applause, bay(s), credit, distinction, homage, honor, kudos, glory, 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


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 accredit, applaud, cheer, crack up, hail, acclaim, praise, salute, toutRelated Words 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 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 knock, pan, slam

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


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