Synonyms of clap in English:

clap


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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