applause

  • 1 Applause — (Latin applaudere, to strike upon, clap) is primarily the expression of approval by the act of clapping, or striking the palms of the hands together, in order to create noise. Audiences are usually expected to applaud after a performance, such as …

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  • 2 applause — applause, acclamation, acclaim, plaudits denote public expression of approbation. Applause usually suggests loudness or liveliness of demonstration and often carries its literal implication of clapping hands {she waited until the applause died… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 3 Applause — (Vingláfia,Греция) Категория отеля: Адрес: Neápolis, Vingláfia, 23053, Греция …

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  • 4 Applause — Ap*plause , n. [L. applaudere, applausum. See {Applaud}.] The act of applauding; approbation and praise publicly expressed by clapping the hands, stamping or tapping with the feet, acclamation, huzzas, or other means; marked commendation. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Applause —    Comédie musicale de Rouben Mamoulian, avec Helen Morgan (Kitty Darling), Joan Peers (April Darling), Fuller Melish Jr. (Hitch Nelson), Henry Wadsworth (Tony), Jack Cameron (Joe King), Dorothy Cumming (la mère supérieure).   Scénario: Garrett… …

    Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • 6 applause — index mention (tribute) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 applause — (n.) early 15c., from L. applausus, pp. of applaudere approve by clapping hands (see APPLAUD (Cf. applaud)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 applause — [n] clapping; expression of approval acclaim, acclamation, accolade, approbation, big hand, bring down the house*, cheering, cheers, commendation, eulogizing, hand, handclapping, hurrahs, kudos, laudation, ovation, plaudits, praise, rooting,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 applause — ► NOUN ▪ approval shown by clapping …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 applause — [ə plôz′] n. [L applausus, pp. of applaudere, APPLAUD] approval or praise, esp. as shown by clapping hands, cheering, etc …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 applause — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ deafening, loud, thunderous, tumultuous (esp. BrE) ▪ enthusiastic, rapturous, warm, wild ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 12 applause — n. 1) to draw, get, win applause for 2) heavy, lengthy, prolonged; light, weak; loud, thunderous applause 3) a burst; ripple; round of applause 4) to (the) applause (she appeared on stage to the thunderous applause of her admirers) * * * [ə… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 13 Applause — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Applause peut faire référence à: Applause, comédie musicale de 1929 Applause Award, prix international décerné aux parcs de loisirs Applause Tower,… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 14 applause — ap|plause [əˈplo:z US əˈplo:z] n [U] [Date: 1500 1600; : Medieval Latin; Origin: applausus, from Latin, past participle of applaudere; APPLAUD] the sound of many people hitting their hands together and shouting, to show that they have enjoyed… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 applause — ap|plause [ ə plɔz ] noun uncount the sound made by people applauding a performance, speech, etc.: Her speech drew enthusiastic applause. a round of applause: Let s have a round of applause for all the organizers. thunderous/rapturous applause:… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 applause — UK [əˈplɔːz] / US [əˈplɔz] noun [uncountable] the sound made by people applauding a performance, speech etc Her speech drew enthusiastic applause. thunderous/rapturous applause: Gere walked onto the stage amid thunderous applause. a round of… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 applause — noun (U) the sound of many people hitting their hands together and shouting, to show that they have enjoyed something: thunderous applause (=very loud) | a round of applause (=a short period of applause): Let s have a round of applause for our… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 applause — Synonyms and related words: acclaim, acclamation, alleluia, approbation, approval, big hand, burst of applause, cheer, cheering, cheers, chorus of cheers, clap, clapping, clapping of hands, commendation, cry, eclat, encore, hallelujah, hand,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 applause — [[t]əplɔ͟ːz[/t]] N UNCOUNT Applause is the noise made by a group of people clapping their hands to show approval. They greeted him with thunderous applause. ...a round of applause …

    English dictionary

  • 20 applause — noun 1) a massive round of applause Syn: clapping, hand clapping, (standing) ovation; acclamation 2) the museum s design won general applause Syn: praise, acclaim, acclamation, admiration, commendation, adulation, f …

    Thesaurus of popular words


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