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applause

ap·plause

applause

 
pronunciation:
plawz
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the clapping of hands in approval.
The sound of applause filled the theater.
synonyms:
acclamation, clapping, hand, ovation, salvo
similar words:
acclaim, bravo, cheers, curtain call, hurrah, plaudit
definition 2: approval or praise.
She rarely gets any applause from her family, so it was nice to get flowers on Mother's Day.
synonyms:
accolade, approbation, approval, commendation, homage, kudos, praise
antonyms:
derision
similar words:
acclaim, bravo, congratulation, eulogy, exaltation, hosanna, hurrah, paean, panegyric, tribute