praise

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpreɪz/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/preɪz/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(prāz)

Inflections of 'praise' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
praises
v 3rd person singular
praising
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
praised
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
praised
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

praise
WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Noun: adoration
Synonyms:
adoration, adulation, admiration, congratulations, acclaim, recognition , commendation, appreciation , esteem , regard , glory, flattery, approval , kudos, accolade, acclamation, approbation, compliments, celebration , blessing , homage, glorification, exultation, obeisance, blandishment, plaudits
Antonyms:
blame , contempt , disdain , disapproval, silence , condemnation, abuse , humiliation, mockery, ridicule
Sense: Noun: act of praise
Synonyms:
applause, round of applause, clapping, hand-clapping, cheers, ovation, hurrahs, bravos, cries, whistling, applauding, cheering, a big hand, huzzahs, standing ovation, rave review, eulogy, paean
Antonyms:
criticism , attack , put-down (informal), insult , reproach, rebuke
Sense: Verb: commend
Synonyms:
commend, acclaim, applaud, laud, celebrate , hail , salute , extol, tout , cheer , compliment , admire, flatter , congratulate, adulate, sing the praises of, pay homage to, pay tribute to, big up (slang)
Antonyms:
criticize , attack , blame , disregard , jeer, ignore , overlook , punish , disgrace , shame , knock (informal), discredit, show contempt for, lay into (informal), give a tongue-lashing (informal), put down, condemn, humiliate, slag off (UK, slang), badmouth (slang)
Sense: Verb: speak or sing in worship
Synonyms:
worship , glorify, celebrate , bless, exalt, extol, adore, carol
Antonyms:
condemn, curse

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