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.

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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. Jamie Dimon:

    We applaud the speed with which the federal government and the Federal Reserve... put together a stimulus package and other funding benefits to help individuals, businesses, and state and local entities across the United States and beyond.

  2. Matt Cagle:

    With this vote, San Francisco has declared that face surveillance technology is incompatible with a healthy democracy and that residents deserve a voice in decisions about high-tech surveillance, we applaud the city for listening to the community, and leading the way forward with this crucial legislation.

  3. 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.

  4. Mike Thompson:

    I applaud this move and thank (President Obama) for his relentless work on the issue of gun violence, make no mistake, the President's executive actions will make our country safer by helping keep guns out of dangerous hands.

  5. James Lafferty:

    I applaud every woman on' OTH,' every woman on earth, who stands up to a system that has failed them in the past and in this moment. I stand with them.

Images & Illustrations of applaud

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