Synonyms of applaud in English:

applaud

verb

  • 1 the audience applauded
    clap, give a standing ovation, put one's hands together; show one's appreciation
    informal give someone a big hand
    [Antonyms] boo
  • 2 police have applauded the decision
    praise, commend, acclaim, salute, welcome, hail, celebrate, express admiration for, express approval of, look on with favor at, approve of, sing the praises of, pay tribute to, speak highly of, take one's hat off to, express respect for
    [Antonyms] criticize
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    Word of the day flippant
    Pronunciation: ˈflɪp(ə)nt
    adjective
    not showing a serious or respectful attitude