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applauding, present participle; applauded, past tense; applauds, 3rd person singular present; applauded, past participle;
  1. Show approval or praise by clapping
    • - the crowd whistled and applauded
    • - his speech was loudly applauded
  2. Show strong approval of (a person or action); praise
    • - Jill applauded the decision

  1. clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
  2. express approval of; "I applaud your efforts"
  3. 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 a musical concert, speech, or play. ...