What does applaud mean?

Definitions for applaud
əˈplɔdap·plaud

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. applaud, clap, spat, acclaimverb

    clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval

  2. applaudverb

    express approval of

    "I applaud your efforts"

Wiktionary

  1. applaudnoun

    Applause; applauding.

  2. applaudnoun

    Plaudit.

  3. applaudverb

    To express approval (of something) by clapping the hands.

    After the performance, the audience applauded for five minutes

  4. applaudverb

    To praise, or express approval for something or someone.

    Although we don't like your methods, we applaud your motives.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Applaudverb

    to show approval of by clapping the hands, acclamation, or other significant sign

  2. Applaudverb

    to praise by words; to express approbation of; to commend; to approve

  3. Applaudverb

    to express approbation loudly or significantly

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Applaud

    ap-plawd′, v.t. to praise by clapping the hands: to praise loudly: to express loudly approval of anything: to extol.—n. Applaud′er.—p.adj. Applaud′ing.—adv. Applaud′ingly.—n. Applause′, praise loudly expressed: acclamation.—adj. Applaus′ive.—adv. Applaus′ively. [L. applaud-ĕread, to, plaudĕre, plausum, to clap. See Explode.]

CrunchBase

  1. Applaud

    Applaud, LLC develops and operates a social networking website. The website allows students to log in and create a profile, add the profiles of friends and teachers, upload photos, and invite others to write Grad notes to be included in the profile. Applaud, LLC was formerly known as Applaud Book Company, LLC and changed its name to Applaud, LLC in August 2010. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of applaud in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of applaud in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of applaud in a Sentence

  1. Ward Cates:

    As a public health person, I applaud their creativity and willingness to transfer innovation to a world that usually doesn't have much consideration in that age group.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    What it means is, what Cardi B does, not only is she an enormously popular entertainer, what she is doing is speaking to young people about the important issues that are on their minds and I applaud that very much.

  3. Eva Mendes:

    I applaud and look up to those women who can do it all, but I’m not one of them – and, thankfully, I have a choice not to work and I realize how fortunate I am that it’s even a choice, i’ve been so happy to be able to incubate with my babies, but now they are four and six, I’m starting to feel like my ambition is coming back.

  4. Purvi Raniga:

    People applaud for success but find hard to applaud for the process that goes behind success. Learn to applaud for your own process. Create your own Success.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Do not admire the warriors; do not admire the fighters; condemn the fist! Get rid of this low culture of wildness! Admire the nonviolent; applaud the peaceful; despise the brute force!

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