What does PRAISE mean?

Definitions for PRAISEpreɪz

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word PRAISE.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. praise, congratulations, kudos, extolment(noun)

    an expression of approval and commendation

    "he always appreciated praise for his work"

  2. praise(verb)

    offering words of homage as an act of worship

    "they sang a hymn of praise to God"

  3. praise(verb)

    express approval of

    "The parents praised their children for their academic performance"

Wiktionary

  1. praise(Noun)

    commendation; favorable representation in words.

  2. praise(Noun)

    worship.

  3. praise(Verb)

    To give praise to.

  4. Origin: From praisen, from praisier, from pretiare from pretium "price, worth, reward". See prize. Replaced native loven (from lofian, compare and lof), herien (from herian), rosen (from hrosa).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Praise

    to commend; to applaud; to express approbation of; to laud; -- applied to a person or his acts

  2. Praise

    to extol in words or song; to magnify; to glorify on account of perfections or excellent works; to do honor to; to display the excellence of; -- applied especially to the Divine Being

  3. Praise

    to value; to appraise

  4. Praise

    commendation for worth; approval expressed; honor rendered because of excellence or worth; laudation; approbation

  5. Praise

    especially, the joyful tribute of gratitude or homage rendered to the Divine Being; the act of glorifying or extolling the Creator; worship, particularly worship by song, distinction from prayer and other acts of worship; as, a service of praise

  6. Praise

    the object, ground, or reason of praise

Freebase

  1. Praise

    Praise is the act of making positive statements about a person, object or idea, either in public or privately. Praise is typically, but not exclusively, earned relative to achievement and accomplishment. Praise is often contrasted with criticism, where the latter is held to mean exclusively negative statements made about something, although this is not technically correct.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Praise

    prāz, n. the expression of the honour or value in which any person or thing is held: commendation on account of excellence or beauty: tribute of gratitude: a glorifying, as of God in worship: reason or ground of praise.—v.t. to express estimation of: to commend: to honour: to glorify, as in worship.—n. Prais′er, one who praises.—adv. Praise′worthily.—n. Praise′worthiness.—adj. Praise′worthy, worthy of praise: commendable. [O. Fr. preis (Fr. prix)—L. pretium, price.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'PRAISE' in Nouns Frequency: #2553

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'PRAISE' in Verbs Frequency: #850

Anagrams for PRAISE »

  1. Persia

  2. aspire

  3. paries

  4. spirea

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of PRAISE in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of PRAISE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Demetria Carruthers:

    Praise Jesus! now my family can sleep.

  2. H Hahn Blavatsky:

    Shun praise. Praise leads to self-delusion. Thy body is not Self, thyself is in itself without a body, and either praise or blame affects it not.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    You should praise God in season and out of season i.e. you've got to praise God in good time and bad time, in challenges and comfort. For, he (God) expects you to praise him at all times and never sometimes.

  4. Andrew Tyndall:

    If Ginger Zee reported in the role of climatologist rather than meteorologist, I would praise ABC's 'World News Tonight's' decision as a daring intervention into a crucial national and global debate, instead, she is more like a pornographer.

  5. Joey Banks:

    At the funeral of my father, I went out of my way to praise Ms. Rice and her son for helping my father. what I did not know at that time is that for at least six months prior to my father's death, in my opinion, she was using him, manipulating him and controlled him.

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