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Meaning of APPLAUSE

Pronunciation:  u'ploz

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\Ap*plause"\, n. [L. applaudere, applausum. See
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

      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