applaud

All Verb Noun
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  • He comes here every night to applaud and takes her home himself. Cited from In Luck at Last, by Walter Besant
  • As he returned to his home, the people applauded him for his efforts.
  • I applaud the work of religious groups and others who care for the poor. Cited from Complete State of the Union Addresses
  • Every word spoken by them, even if it applaud us, goes against the cause! Cited from The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Vol. II (of 2), ed. by Kenyon
  • But what was not fair was that they should applaud my bad plays. Cited from A Mind That Found Itself, by Clifford Whittingham Beers
  • With the world applauding again, she has one more battle to fight.
  • While he was applauded as an able leader, his critics became more severe.
  • At least, he seemed to find so much in her to applaud. Cited from Sister Carrie, by Theodore Dreiser
  • The play comes to an end when he tells the audience to applaud.
  • American women of to-day would no more applaud such conduct than did those of fifty years ago. Cited from Woman and the Republic, by Helen Kendrick Johnson
  • In the very centre of the third row sat two people who did not applaud. Cited from The Fortunate Youth, by William J. Locke
  • I thought they were applauding because they had learned something about supply-side economics.
  • I think he did a noble thing and I applaud him for it.
  • He had as good a right as any one to applaud his own poem! Cited from Ardath, by Marie Corelli
  • "Oh, you must let me come and applaud you from time to time!" Cited from The Phantom of the Opera, by Gaston Leroux
  • At the end of the performance the audience applauded for more than half an hour.
  • Those who applaud our success know little through what struggles it was obtained. Cited from Scientific American, Volume 40, No. 13 New Series, March 29, 1879
  • The king understood the general feeling, and began to applaud with his hands. Cited from Joseph II. and His Court, by L. Muhlbach
  • He wanted to be told that he was right, and he wanted an applauding audience. Cited from Quisante, by Anthony Hope
  • It is a great point to bring an audience into the position of applauding themselves. Cited from An American Politician, by F. Marion Crawford
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Meaning of applaud

  • verb Clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
  • verb Express approval of
    I applaud your efforts