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ap·plause

applause

 
 
pronunciation:
plawz
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the clapping of hands in approval.
The sound of applause filled the theater.
synonyms:
clapping, hand
similar words:
acclaim, cheers, hurrah
definition 2: approval or praise.
Her teacher's applause made her proud.
synonyms:
approval, praise
similar words:
acclaim, congratulation, hurrah, tribute