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Meaning of APPLAUSE

Pronunciation:  u'ploz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a demonstration of approval by clapping the hands together
 

APPLAUSE is a 8 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: clapping, hand clapping
 
 See Also: approval, commendation, hand, handclap, ovation, round, standing ovation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

      The brave man seeks not popular applause. --Dryden.

Syn: Acclaim; acclamation; plaudit; commendation; approval.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming of hearing applause reflects your need to be recognized for your own value. Maybe your progress and achievements are not being noticed and you need others to validate your success. It can also mean that you will be soon meeting with success and that you will be receiving lots of praise for it.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: 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, handclap, handclapping, hooray, hosanna, hurrah, hurray, huzzah, kudos, ovation, paean, plaudit, plaudits, popularity, praise, rah, rooting, round, round of applause, shout, thunder of applause, yell, yippee
 

 

 

 

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