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(verb, noun)


There are 4 meanings of the word Applaud.

How to pronounce applaud:


Applaud - as a verb

Clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)
Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

Express that something is worthy of praise

Example: "I applaud your efforts"

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Applaud - as a noun

Applause; applauding.


Example Sentences

"The audience applauded loudly at the end of the performance."
"We should applaud their efforts to raise money for charity."
"She received a standing ovation and was applauded for her remarkable achievement."
"The crowd applauded the singer's breathtaking high note."
"The students applauded their teacher for winning the award."
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Word Game Points

Is APPLAUD a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, applaud is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

APPLAUD has a SCRABBLE points total of 12.

Is APPLAUD a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, applaud is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
APPLAUD has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 16.

Is APPLAUD a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, applaud is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
APPLAUD has a WORDFEUD points total of 15.

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