Definitions for: Applaud

[v] express approval of; "I applaud your efforts"
[v] clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval

Webster (1913) Definition: Ap*plaud", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Applauded; p. pr. &
vb. n. Applauding.] [L. applaudere; ad + plaudere to clash,
to clap the hands: cf. F. applaudir. Cf. Explode.]
1. To show approval of by clapping the hands, acclamation, or
other significant sign.

I would applaud thee to the very echo, That should
applaud again. --Shak.

2. To praise by words; to express approbation of; to commend;
to approve.

By the gods, I do applaud his courage. --Shak.

Syn: To praise; extol; commend; cry up; magnify; approve. See

Ap*plaud", v. i.
To express approbation loudly or significantly.

Synonyms: clap, spat

Antonyms: boo, hiss

See Also: acclaim, approve, bravo, cheer, gesticulate, gesture, hail, herald, motion, O.K., okay, praise, sanction

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