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Definition 1: an expression of approval and commendation - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where praise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he always appreciated praise for his work

Synonyms for praise in the sense of this definition

(praise is a kind of ...) a message expressing a favorable opinion

"words of approval seldom passed his lips"

(... is a kind of praise ) an exaggerated expression (usually of praise)

"the critics lavished superlatives on it"

(... is a kind of praise ) a formal expression of praise

(... is a kind of praise ) a formal expression of praise for someone who has died recently

(... is a kind of praise ) something that recommends (or expresses commendation of) a person or thing as worthy or desirable

(... is a kind of praise ) a remark (or act) expressing praise and admiration

Definition 2: offering words of homage as an act of worship - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where praise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they sang a hymn of praise to God

(praise is a kind of ...) the activity of worshipping

(... is a kind of praise ) a shout or song of praise to God

Definition 3: express approval of - [verb of communication]

Samples where praise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The parents praised their children for their academic performance

(praise is a kind of ...) evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of

"I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional" "access all the factors when taking a risk"

(... is a kind of praise ) praise extravagantly

"The critics puffed up this Broadway production"

(... is a kind of praise ) make publicity for; try to sell (a product)

"The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model" "The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops"

(... is a kind of praise ) express a good opinion of

(... is a kind of praise ) express approval of

(... is a kind of praise ) praise enthusiastically

"She raved about that new restaurant"

(... is a kind of praise ) say something to someone that expresses praise

"He complimented her on her last physics paper"

(... is a kind of praise ) praise formally and eloquently

"The dead woman was eulogized at the funeral"

(... is a kind of praise ) praise somewhat dishonestly

(... is a kind of praise ) praise, glorify, or honor

"extol the virtues of one's children" "glorify one's spouse's cooking"

(... is a kind of praise ) express approval of

"I applaud your efforts"

(... is a kind of praise ) express commendation of

"I salute your courage!"

(... is a kind of praise ) praise or celebrate in song

"All tongues shall troll you"

(... is a kind of praise ) praise in a sonnet

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