Applause (noun)

  1. An expression of approval or praise by clapping the hands.
  2. A sign or expression of approval or praise.


Late middle english: from old french aplaus, from latin applaudere "clap the hands".


  1. The audience gave a round of applause.
  2. He received a standing ovation and prolonged applause.
  3. The applause was thunderous as the band took the stage.
  4. The audience gave a thunderous applause.
  5. The applause was spontaneous, showing the audience's appreciation for the performance.
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