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.
"newses can be applauded."
"moves can be applauded."
"efforts can be applauded."
"worthieses can be applauded."
"uncriticallies can be applauded."
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