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applaud

[uh-plawd]
verb (used without object)
1.
to clap the hands as an expression of approval, appreciation, acclamation, etc.: They applauded wildly at the end of the opera.
2.
to express approval; give praise; acclaim.
verb (used with object)
3.
to clap the hands so as to show approval, appreciation, etc., of: to applaud an actor; to applaud a speech.
4.
to praise or express approval of: to applaud a person's ambition.

Origin:
1530–40; < Latin applaudere, equivalent to ap- ap-1 + plaudere to clap the hands

applauder, noun
applaudingly, adverb
overapplaud, verb
reapplaud, verb
self-applauding, adjective
unapplauded, adjective
unapplauding, adjective
well-applauded, adjective
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applaud (əˈplɔːd)
 
vb
1.  to indicate approval of (a person, performance, etc) by clapping the hands
2.  (usually tr) to offer or express approval or praise of (an action, person, or thing): I applaud your decision
 
[C15: from Latin applaudere to clap, from plaudere to beat, applaud]
 
ap'plauder
 
n
 
ap'plauding
 
adj
 
ap'plaudingly
 
adv

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applaud
1530s, "to express agreement with," from L. applaudere "to clap the hands in approbation, to approve by clapping hands," from ad "to" + plaudere "to clap" (see plaudit). Sense of "express approval of" is from 1590s; that of "to clap the hands" is from 1590s. Figurative sense
arrived in English before literal.
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