compliment

All Noun Verb
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  • Info A compliment is an expression of praise, congratulation or encouragement.
  • Her mother would tell her to be happy that she was small and compliment her.
  • Additional facilities to compliment aircraft assembly have since been announced by the company.
  • He was full of compliments for the work which had already been done. Cited from History of the World War, by Francis A. March and Richard J. Beamish
  • He was no match for any man when it came to compliments. Cited from Sir Ludar, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • A compliment, you know, if you look at it in the right light. Cited from Big Game, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • I have not paid you a compliment since you have been here. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 100, February, 1866, by Various
  • I could tell by the smile on her face that she took every compliment to herself. Cited from Grace Harlowe's Plebe Year at High School, by Jessie Graham Flower
  • She revealed that she had received letters from members of the public complimenting her performance.
  • I'm sure he paid you a great compliment by giving it the first night. Cited from The Story of a Play, by W. D. Howells
  • A variety of compliments having passed, a table was brought in and placed between them. Cited from Salt Water, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • Many complimenting his quality of shows, now he has focused on one particular set list.
  • Anything left in addition is a compliment for great service, but not expected.
  • It is about a man and a woman who take turns complimenting each other.
  • Yet, though he seemed to be complimenting her, she was not sure of him. Cited from Tommy and Grizel, by J.M. Barrie
  • And -- if you are writing home present my compliments to the general's husband. Cited from More Tish, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • No greater compliment could have been paid to a young student.
  • He was too free with his compliments to be anything but pleasant company to her. Cited from Miss Dexie, by Stanford Eveleth
  • This is necessary so that the two systems compliment each other rather than compete with each other.
  • He compliments her on her style, and says that he needs to get out of the business.
  • American women tend to give and receive more compliments than men do.
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Meaning of compliment

  • noun A remark (or act) expressing praise and admiration
  • verb Say something to someone that expresses praise
    He complimented her on her last physics paper
  • verb Express respect or esteem for