To greet with loud applause or approval
(Rare) To applaud by clapping the hands
To encourage a contestant or team by applauding and cheering
To laud the glory of (God, etc.), as in song; glorify; extol
(Informal) To move or work doggedly and persistently:
(Impersonal) Said of the weather when hail is falling.
Extol is defined as to praise highly.
To give approval to; support; sanction
Encourage is defined as to give someone hope, confidence or support.
Compliment means to give praise.
To encourage with cheers:
(Slang) To engage in stealing, especially shoplifting or pickpocketing.
The definition of approve is to say you like something or you are alright with it happening.
Find another word for applauding. In this page you can discover 15 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for applauding, like: acclaiming, clapping, rooting, praising, pluging, hailing, extolling, endorsing, encouraging, complimenting and cheering.