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Verb: praise  preyz
  1. Express approval of
    "The parents praised their children for their academic performance"
Noun: praise  preyz
  1. An expression of approval and commendation
    "he always appreciated praise for his work";
    - congratulations, kudos, extolment, pat on the back, hats off
     
  2. Offering words of homage as an act of worship
    "they sang a hymn of praise to God"

Sounds like: practice, prapraise, prays, preys

Derived forms: praising, praises, praised

Type of: appraise, approval, assess, commendation, evaluate, measure, scope, valuate, value, worship

Antonym: criticize

Encyclopedia: Praise