plaudits *applause, acclamation, acclaim
Analogous words: cheering (see APPLAUD)

New Dictionary of Synonyms. 2014.

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  • plaudits — [n] applause acclaim, acclamation, accolade, big hand, cheering, cheers, clapping, commendation, hand, hurrahs, kudos, laudation, ovation, praise, raves, rooting, stamping, standing ovation; concepts 69,189 …   New thesaurus

  • plaudits — ► PLURAL NOUN ▪ praise; enthusiastic approval. ORIGIN from Latin plaudite applaud! (said by ancient Roman actors at the end of a play) …   English terms dictionary

  • plaudits — n. to earn, receive, win plaudits * * * receive win plaudits to earn …   Combinatory dictionary

  • plaudits — plau|dits [ˈplo:dıts US ˈplo: ] n [plural] [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: plaudite! applaud! , from plaudere to applaud ] formal praise and admiration win/draw/receive etc plaudits ▪ Her performance won plaudits from the critics …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • plaudits — [[t]plɔ͟ːdɪtz[/t]] N PLURAL If a person or a thing receives plaudits from a group of people, those people express their admiration for or approval of that person or thing. [FORMAL] They won plaudits and prizes for their accomplished films. Syn:… …   English dictionary

  • plaudits — plau|dits [ plɔdıts ] noun plural FORMAL praise: The design of the building has won plaudits from around the world …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • plaudits — noun (plural) formal praise and admiration: Her performance won the plaudits of the critics …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • plaudits — plural noun the mayor won plaudits for his aggressive campaign against crime Syn: praise, acclaim, commendation, congratulations, accolades, compliments, cheers, applause, tributes, bouquets; a pat on the back; informal a (big) hand Ant:… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • plaudits — UK [ˈplɔːdɪts] / US [ˈplɔdɪts] noun [plural] formal praise The design of the building has won plaudits from around the world …   English dictionary

  • plaudits — noun enthusiastic approval the book met with modest acclaim he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd they gave him more eclat than he really deserved • Syn: ↑acclaim, ↑acclamation, ↑plaudit, ↑eclat …   Useful english dictionary

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