Synonyms of clap in English:

clap


See definition of clap

verb

1‘the crowd clapped and cheered’

SYNONYMS

applaud, clap one's hands, give someone a round of applause, put one's hands together

give someone a standing ovation, applaud someone to the echo

informal give someone a hand, give someone a big hand, bring the house down

North American informal give it up

ANTONYMS

boo, jeer

2‘he clapped Owen on the back’

SYNONYMS

slap, strike, hit, smack, crack, bang, thump, cuff

pat

informal whack, thwack, wallop

3‘in the old days, they would have clapped you in jail’

SYNONYMS

fling, cast, put, place

informal slap, stick

4‘the dove clapped its wings’

SYNONYMS

flap, beat, flutter


noun

1‘everybody gave him a clap’

SYNONYMS

round of applause, hand, handclap

standing ovation

2‘a clap on the shoulder that almost rattled my teeth’

SYNONYMS

slap, blow, smack, crack, thump, cuff

informal whack, thwack

3‘a clap of thunder’

SYNONYMS

crack, crash, bang, boom

thunderclap