Definition: to show approval
Part of Speech: Verb
Synonym(s): cheer, glorify
Antonym(s): disapprove, criticize
1. People will stand and applaud when the popular president walks on the stage.
2. In addition to clapping, people will also applaud by waving their fingers in the air.
3. We applaud the efforts of the scholarship winner by hosting a luncheon in her honor.