Synonyms of applaud in English:

applaud


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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