Meaning of applaud
Pronunciation: (u-plôd'), [key]
- to clap the hands as an expression of approval, appreciation, acclamation, etc.: They applauded wildly at the end of the opera.
- to express approval; give praise; acclaim.
- to clap the hands so as to show approval, appreciation, etc., of: to applaud an actor; to applaud a speech.
- to praise or express approval of: to applaud a person's ambition.
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