There are 2 translations of praise in Spanish:

praise1

Pronunciation: /preɪz/

n

u
  • 1.1 (credit, applause) elogios (mpl), alabanzas (fpl) he was full of praise for her se deshizo en elogios or en alabanzas para con ella I've nothing but praise for him no tengo más que elogios para él she spoke in praise of her staff habló elogiando or alabando a sus empleados her dedication is beyond praise no hay palabras para elogiar su dedicación he was loud in his praise opraises of their heroism hizo grandes elogios de su heroísmo to give praise where praise is due [set phrase] elogiar a algn como se merece to damn sth with faint praise the reviewers damned the novel with faint praise la parquedad de los elogios de los críticos fue una crítica indirecta de la novela to sing the praises of sth/sb poner* algo/a algn por las nubes, hacer* elogio de algo/algn
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    • I guess all those praises and admiration finally got to me.
    • The least satisfactory aspect of the book is that which has received the most fulsome praise from certain critics.
    • The novel received extremely high praise from critics.
    1.2 [Relig] alabanza (f) songs of praise cánticos (mpl) de alabanza let us give praise unto the Lord alabemos al Señor praise be to God alabado sea Dios praise be! (as interj) ¡alabado sea Dios!
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    • Together with you and me, and all the ransomed church, they will ascribe constant praise, worship and glory to the King of Kings.
    • Though our worship and praise add nothing to God's glory, we know that he takes great delight in it.
    • Music is not necessary to win the lost but it is a form of worship and praise to God.

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Word of the day veloz
adj
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Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of praise in Spanish:

praise2

vt

  • 1.1 (compliment) elogiar, hacer* elogio de we praised them for their efforts los elogiamos por sus esfuerzos
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    • People appreciate and praise her, are warmed by her smile and nourished by her soup.
    • Widely praised by the critics, Paul has developed a distinctive voice and shows great potential.
    • Its dedicated team cannot be praised enough for all that it has achieved and what it continues to strive for.
    1.2 [Relig] alabar praise the Lord! (as interj) ¡alabado sea Dios!
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    • When we have a good destiny, filled with joy and happiness, wealth and prosperity, we rejoice and praise the deity we worship.
    • Since the age of 11, he has been holding programmes where he sings songs praising the Goddess.
    • Of course, senility will come soon, and I praise the Goddess it has held off until now.

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Word of the day veloz
adj
fast …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.