Synonyms of commend in English:

commend


See definition of commend

verb

1‘we should commend him for his remarkable altruism’

SYNONYMS

praise, compliment, congratulate, applaud, clap, cheer, toast, salute, admire, honour, glorify, extol, eulogize, sing the praises of, praise to the skies, heap praise on, go into raptures about, wax lyrical about, speak highly of, look on with favour, pay homage to, pay tribute to, take one's hat off to, pat on the back

British informal big someone up

North American informal ballyhoo

dated cry someone up

archaic emblazon

rare laud, panegyrize

ANTONYMS

criticize

2‘she's very hard-working—I commend her to you without reservation’

SYNONYMS

recommend, suggest, put forward, propose, advance

approve, endorse, advocate, vouch for, speak for, stand up for, champion, support, back

informal plug, push

3‘I commend my students to your care’

SYNONYMS

entrust, trust, deliver, commit, hand over, give, give over, turn over, consign, assign