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praise

Synonyms of praise in English:

verb

  • 1 the police praised Pauline for her courage in confronting the thieves
    commend, express admiration for, applaud, pay tribute to, speak highly of, eulogize, compliment, congratulate, sing the praises of, rave about, go into raptures about, heap praise on, wax lyrical about, make much of, pat on the back, take one's hat off to, lionize, admire, hail, ballyhoo
    formal laud
    [Antonyms] criticize, condemn
  • 2 we praise God
    worship, glorify, honor, exalt, adore, pay tribute to, give thanks to, venerate, reverence
    formal laud
    archaic magnify
  • noun

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  • 1 your praise means a great deal to us
    approval, acclaim, admiration, approbation, acclamation, plaudits, congratulations, commendation;
    formal encomium
  • 2 give praise to God
    honor, thanks, glory, worship, devotion, adoration, reverence
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