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accolade

ac·co·lade

accolade

 
pronunciation:
ae k leId
part of speech: noun
definition: an expression or mark of approval; honor; award.
The actress received accolades from the critics for her performance in this new film.The governor's plan drew accolades from the state's mayors.
synonyms:
acclaim, commendation, honor, kudos
similar words:
acclamation, acknowledgment, applause, approbation, approval, award, compliment, congratulation, credit, encomium, laudation, plaudit, prize, recognition, recommendation, salvo, testimonial, tribute