Synonyms for Flatter:


illuminate, decorate, laud, make over, gussy up, transform, ornament. blackmail, grovel, make up to, butter up, cultivate, buy, maneuver, buy off, cozy up, keep in with, kowtow to, bribe. enrich, adorn, suit, beautify, enhance, become, go with, grace, embellish. honey, soft soap, sweet talk, slaver. agree, beautiful. flatter (noun)
praise (noun)


complement, enhance (verb)
decorate, embellish, suit, enrich, adorn, beautify, ornament, become, grace, go with.
compliment excessively (verb)
butter up, glorify, cajole, blandish, grovel, adulate, praise, fawn.
flatter (verb)
cajole, idolize, fawn, adulate, kowtow.
imitate (verb)
mimic, echo, parody, pretend, parrot, portray, copy, counterfeit, feign, ditto, ape, imitate, impersonate, replicate, simulate, resemble, parallel, mirror, mock, emulate, duplicate, repeat, mime, reflect.
intensify (verb)
praise (verb)
compliment, praise, approve, dignify, recommend, extol, glorify, eulogize, commend, admire, applaud, endorse, sanction, acclaim, exalt.

Other synonyms:

butter up, sweet talk, keep in with, buy off. become, soft soap, make up to, bribe. cultivate, slaver, honey. blackmail. buy, maneuver. crawl
Other relevant words:
buy, blackmail, agree, cultivate, grovel, beautiful, beautify, illuminate, adorn, become, bribe, laud, slaver, decorate, grace, transform, enrich, embellish, go with, enhance, suit, blandish, ornament, honey, butter up, maneuver.

Usage examples for flatter

  1. Flatter him," added the Emperor, " but do not caress him too much; he would think me afraid of him, and require to be entreated." – Memoirs of the Private Life, Return, and Reign of Napoleon in 1815, Vol. I by Pierre Antoine Edouard Fleury de Chaboulon
  2. You flatter me, my good Vereker. – Danger! and Other Stories by Arthur Conan Doyle