Definitions of praise

  1. To bestow approval upon; honor; worship.
  2. To express estimation of: to commend: to honor: to glorify, as in worship.
  3. To express approval or adoration of.
  4. express approval of; " The parents praised their children for their academic performance"
  5. To commend; to applaud; to express approbation of; to laud; -- applied to a person or his acts.
  6. To extol in words or song; to magnify; to glorify on account of perfections or excellent works; to do honor to; to display the excellence of; -- applied especially to the Divine Being.
  7. To value; to appraise.
  8. Commendation for worth; approval expressed; honor rendered because of excellence or worth; laudation; approbation.
  9. Especially, the joyful tribute of gratitude or homage rendered to the Divine Being; the act of glorifying or extolling the Creator; worship, particularly worship by song, distinction from prayer and other acts of worship; as, a service of praise.
  10. The object, ground, or reason of praise.
  11. To bestow commendation on; to extol; to commend or applaud.
  12. To express approbation of; to extol; to commend; to glorify in words or song, as God; to celebrate.
  13. offering words of homage as an act of worship; " they sang a hymn of praise to God"
  14. Approval; fame; renown; applause; glorification of God.
  15. The expression of the price or value in which any person or thing is held: commendation: tribute of gratitude: a glorifying, as in worship: reason of praise.
  16. Commendation; reason of praise.
  17. Commendation; applause.
  18. Thanksgiving for blessings; laudation to the Deity.
  19. The object, reason, or subject of commendation.
  20. Commendation; approbation; the expression of gratitude for favours; a glorifying or extolling; object, ground, or reason of praise.
  21. Commendation bestowed upon a person; admiration or approbation expressed; fame; renown; applause; a glorifying or extolling, as God.