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1. praise

verb. ['ˈpreɪz'] express approval of.

Synonyms

  • advertize
  • rave
  • appraise
  • promote
  • eulogize
  • salute
  • sonnet
  • push
  • applaud
  • eulogise
  • troll
  • measure
  • gush
  • laud
  • puff
  • congratulate
  • valuate
  • proclaim
  • flatter
  • puff up
  • assess
  • exalt
  • advertise
  • compliment
  • value
  • evaluate
  • extol
  • recommend
  • glorify
  • commend

Antonyms

  • disparage
  • boo
  • disapprove
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • praisen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • praisier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Praise

  • compusa's
  • communiques
  • dismutase
  • urokinase
  • indosuez
  • delosreyes
  • chevrolets
  • chevrolet's
  • santa-fe's
  • portrays
  • polonaise
  • pinochet's
  • overplays
  • displays
  • cabernets
  • touvier's
  • replays
  • rephrase
  • piaget's
  • mcveigh's
  • lyonnaise
  • lyonnais
  • lescaze
  • jouret's
  • dossiers
  • dismays
  • delhaize
  • defrays
  • conveys
  • cliches

Sentences with praise


1. Noun, singular or mass
Use your clicker or praise word followed by a treat each time he does what you ask.

2. Verb, base form
Wait for your bulldog to do his business, then praise him enthusiastically for a job well done.

Quotes about praise


1. ′Classic′ - a book which people praise and don't read.
- Mark Twain

2. The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
- Oprah Winfrey

3. Sweet is the scene where genial friendship plays the pleasing game of interchanging praise.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

2. self-praise

noun. speaking of yourself in superlatives.

Synonyms

  • boasting
  • vaporing
  • crow
  • bragging
  • boast
  • brag
  • crowing
  • line-shooting
  • gasconade
  • braggadocio
  • bluster
  • rhodomontade
  • self-assertion
  • vaunt
  • rodomontade
  • jactitation

Antonyms

  • agreement
  • humble
  • understate
  • lack

3. praise

noun. ['ˈpreɪz'] an expression of approval and commendation.

Synonyms

  • testimonial
  • eulogium
  • panegyric
  • paean
  • pean
  • encomium
  • commendation
  • good word
  • superlative
  • kudos
  • congratulations
  • extolment
  • recommendation
  • eulogy
  • approval

Antonyms

  • demote
  • stay
  • dishonor
  • pull

Etymology

  • praisen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • praisier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. praise

noun. ['ˈpreɪz'] offering words of homage as an act of worship.

Synonyms

  • hallelujah

Antonyms

  • retreat
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • praisen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • praisier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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