Part of speech:
To compliment excessively and often insincerely, especially in order to win favor.
To represent as worthy, qualified, or desirable; recommend:
Serving to commend; expressing praise or approval
Deserving commendation; praiseworthy.
Expressing or conferring praise:
(Archaic) Greetings or regards, as to a friend
A deified embodiment
A formal, often enthusiastic, expression of high praise
High praise or commendation.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
A lauding or being lauded
To greet with loud applause or approval
To love greatly or honor highly; idolize
To show approval of by clapping, cheering, etc.
(Now Rare) To approve or sanction
To make a god of; raise to the condition of a god.
To increase the effect or intensity of; heighten:
To praise highly; exalt.
To offer congratulations to:
To give glory to, especially through worship.
To bow to (another dancer) in square dancing:
To express or praise in a hymn
To regard with awe, deference, and devotion.
A Chinese dynasty (960–1279). Its rule was marked by economic prosperity, technological innovation, and a flourishing of art and culture.
To regard with deep respect or reverence.
To extol or praise:
To signal or call to a passing ship as a greeting or identification.
To have the power of increasing the apparent size of an object, as a microscope or telescope does
To announce officially and publicly; declare:
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