applauding Definition

showing approval or praise by clapping.

Using applauding: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "applauding" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The audience was applauding at the end of the performance.

  • Example

    She was applauded for her bravery.

  • Example

    The teacher applauded the students' efforts.

  • Example

    The crowd was applauding the team's victory.

applauding Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for applauding

Phrases with applauding

  • to clap one's hands to show appreciation or approval of someone or something


    Let's give a round of applause to our guest speaker.

  • applaud someone's success

    to show approval or praise for someone's achievements


    We should applaud her success in completing the project on time.

  • applaud someone's effort

    to show approval or praise for someone's hard work or dedication


    The coach applauded the team's effort in the game, despite the loss.


Summary: applauding in Brief

'Applauding' [əˈplɔːdɪŋ] is a verb that means showing approval or praise by clapping. It is commonly used in contexts such as performances, speeches, and sports events. Phrases like 'give someone a round of applause' and 'applaud someone's success' use 'applauding' to denote showing appreciation or approval. Antonyms include 'booing' and 'jeering.'