Meaning of APPLAUD in English

(~s, ~ing, ~ed)


When a group of people ~, they clap their hands in order to show approval, for example when they have enjoyed a play or concert.

The audience laughed and ~ed...

Every person stood to ~ his unforgettable act of courage.

VERB: V, V n


When an attitude or action is ~ed, people praise it.

He should be ~ed for his courage...

This last move can only be ~ed...

She ~s the fact that they are promoting new ideas.

VERB: be V-ed for n, be V-ed, V n

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