Synonyms for Applaud:
n.congratulate, pat someone on the back, pay someone a compliment, sing someone's/something's praises. click, gurgle, root, grunt, groan, cluck, cheer, crow, hiss. laud. •applaud (noun)
give an ovation to.
acclaim, spat, clap.
approve, recommend, glorify, sanction, endorse, admire, exalt, commend, acclaim, eulogize, praise, flatter, extol, dignify, compliment.