What does applaud mean?

Definitions for applaud
əˈplɔdap·plaud

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. applaud, clap, spat, acclaim(verb)

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

  2. applaud(verb)

    express approval of

    "I applaud your efforts"

Wiktionary

  1. applaud(Noun)

    Applause; applauding.

  2. applaud(Noun)

    Plaudit.

  3. applaud(Verb)

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

    After the performance, the audience applauded for five minutes

  4. applaud(Verb)

    To praise, or express approval for something or someone.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Applaud(verb)

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

  2. Applaud(verb)

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

  3. Applaud(verb)

    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.

How to pronounce applaud?

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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say applaud in sign language?

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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. Ludwig von Beethoven, last words:

    Friends applaud, the comedy is over.

  2. Aesop:

    Men often applaud an imitation, and hiss the real thing.

  3. Silke Pflueger:

    SoI applaud it, I think its great. Thats what I love about this country.

  4. Samuel Goldwyn:

    When someone does something good, applaud! You will make two people happy.

  5. Edmund Burke:

    Applaud us when we run, Console us when we fall, Cheer us when we recover.

Images & Illustrations of applaud

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