Synonyms of applaud in English:

applaud


See definition of applaud

verb

1‘the audience applauded’

SYNONYMS

clap, cheer, whistle, give a standing ovation to, put one's hands together

hail, acclaim, hurrah, hurray, shout at

show one's appreciation

ask for an encore

informal give someone a big hand, bring the house down

ANTONYMS

boo, hiss

2‘police have applauded members of the public whose information has led to a series of arrests’

SYNONYMS

praise, commend, acclaim, salute, extol, laud, admire, welcome, celebrate, express admiration for, express approval of, look on with favour, favour, approve of, sing the praises of, pay tribute to, speak highly of, take one's hat off to, pay homage to, express respect for

ANTONYMS

criticize