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praise

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266 in 228 verses (in OT : 230 in 196 verses) (in NT : 36 in 32 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

praisev. t. [OE. preisen, OF. preisier, prisier, F. priser, L. pretiare to prize, fr. pretium price. See Price, n., and cf. Appreciate, Praise, n., Prize, v.].
  •  To commend; to applaud; to express approbation of; to laud; -- applied to a person or his acts.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
    "Let her own works praise her in the gates."  [1913 Webster]
    "We praise not Hector, though his name, we know,
    Is great in arms; 't is hard to praise a foe.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "Praise ye him, all his angels; praise ye him, all his hosts!"  [1913 Webster]
  •  To value; to appraise.  Piers Plowman.  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- To commend; laud; eulogize; celebrate; glorify; magnify.
praisen. [OE. preis, OF. preis price, worth, value, estimation. See Praise, v., Price.].
  •  Commendation for worth; approval expressed; honor rendered because of excellence or worth; laudation; approbation.  [1913 Webster]
    " Praise may be expressed by an individual, and thus differs from fame, renown, and celebrity, which are always the expression of the approbation of numbers, or public commendation."  [1913 Webster]
    "There are men who always confound the praise of goodness with the practice."  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The object, ground, or reason of praise.  [1913 Webster]
    "He is thy praise, and he is thy God."  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- Encomium; honor; eulogy; panegyric; plaudit; applause; acclaim; eclat; commendation; laudation.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

praise, v. & n.
--v.tr.
1 express warm approval or admiration of.
2 glorify (God) in words.
--n. the act or an instance of praising; commendation (won high praise; were loud in their praises).

Idiom
praise be! an exclamation of pious gratitude. sing the praises of commend (a person) highly.
Derivative
praiseful adj. praiser n.
Etymology
ME f. OF preisier price, prize, praise, f. LL pretiare f. L pretium price: cf. PRIZE(1)

THESAURUS

praise

acclaim, acclamation, accolade, acknowledgment, adoration, adore, adulate, adulation, aggrandize, apotheosis, apotheosize, applaud, applause, approbation, approval, approve, belaud, benediction, bepraise, bepraisement, beslobber, beslubber, blandish, blandishment, blarney, bless, bless the Lord, blow up, boast of, brag about, bunkum, cajole, cajolement, cajolery, celebrate, citation, cite, cognizance, commend, commendation, compliment, compliments, conceit, congratulation, credit, crediting, crown, crown with laurel, cry up, decorate, deification, deify, devotion, dignify, distinguish, do honor, doxologize, eloge, emblazon, encomium, endorse, endorsement, enhance, ennoble, erect, eulogium, eulogize, eulogy, exalt, exaltation, excessive praise, extol, eyewash, fair words, fawn upon, fawning, flatter, flattery, glorification, glorify, glorify the Lord, glory, grace, grease, hail, hallow, heighten, hero worship, hero-worship, homage, hommage, honeyed phrases, honeyed words, honor, honorable mention, hosanna, hymn, hymn of praise, idolatry, idolize, idolizing, incense, intensify, kudos, laud, laudation, lionize, lionizing, magnification, magnify, make fair weather, make much of, meed of praise, mention, oil, oil the tongue, ovation, overpraise, paean, palaver, panegyric, panegyrize, pay homage to, pay regard to, pay tribute, pay tribute to, plaudits, porter aux nues, praise God, prayer of thanks, pretty lies, proclaim, psalm, psalmody, puff, puff up, recognition, recommend, render honor to, resound, revere, reverence, revile, salute, sing praises, slobber over, soap, soft soap, sublime, sweet nothings, sweet talk, sweet words, sycophancy, thank offering, thank-you, thanks, thanksgiving, tribute, trumpet, uprear, venerate, veneration, wheedle, wheedling, worship

ROGET THESAURUS

praise

Worship

N worship, adoration, devotion, aspiration, homage, service, humiliation, kneeling, genuflection, prostration, prayer, invocation, supplication, rogation, intercession, orison, holy breathing, petition, collect, litany, Lord's prayer, paternoster, beadroll, latria, dulia, hyperdulia, vigils, revival, cult, anxious meeting, camp meeting, ebenezer, virginal, thanksgiving, giving thanks, returning thanks, grace, praise, glorification, benediction, doxology, hosanna, hallelujah, allelujah, Te Deum, non nobis Domine, nunc dimittis, paean, benschen, Ave Maria, O Salutaris, Sanctus, The Annunciation, Tersanctus, Trisagion, psalm, psalmody, hymn, plain song, chant, chaunt, response, anthem, motet, antiphon, antiphony, oblation, sacrifice, incense, libation, burnt offering, heave offering, votive offering, offertory, discipline, self-discipline, self-examination, self-denial, fasting, divine service, office, duty, exercises, morning prayer, mass, matins, evensong, vespers, undernsong, tierce, holyday, worshipper, congregation, communicant, celebrant, worshipping, devout, devotional, reverent, pure, solemn, fervid, Int, hallelujah, allelujah!, hosanna!, glory be to God!, O Lord!, pray God that!, God grant, God bless, God save, God forbid!, sursum corda, making their lives a prayer, ora et labora, prayers ardent open heaven.

VB worship, lift up the heart, aspire, revere, adore, do service, pay homage, humble oneself, kneel, bow the knee, bend the knee, fall down, fall on one's knees, prostrate oneself, bow down and worship, pray, invoke, supplicate, put up, offer up prayers, offer petitions, beseech, say one's prayers, tell one's beads, return thanks, give thanks, say grace, bless, praise, laud, glorify, magnify, sing praises, give benediction, lead the choir, intone, deacon, deacon off propitiate, offer sacrifice, fast, deny oneself, vow, offer vows, give alms, work out one's salvation, go to church, attend service, attend mass, communicate.

Congratulation

VB congratulate, gratulate, felicitate, give one joy, wish one joy, compliment, tender one's congratulations, offer one's congratulations, wish many happy returns of the day, wish a merry Christmas and a happy new year, praise, laud (commendation), congratulate oneself.

Gratitude

N gratitude, thankfulness, feeling of obligation, sense of obligation, acknowledgment, recognition, thanksgiving, thanksgiving, giving thanks, thankful good will, thanks, praise, benediction, paean, Te Deum, grace, grace before meat, grace after meat, grace before meals, grace after meals, thank offering, requital, grateful, thankful, obliged, beholden, indebted to, under obligation, Int, thanks!, many thanks!, gramercy!, much obliged!, thank you!, thank you very much!, thanks a lot!, thanks a heap, thanks loads, thank Heaven!, Heaven be praised!, Gott sei Dank!.

Approbation

N approbation, approval, approvement, sanction, advocacy, nod of approbation, esteem, estimation, good opinion, golden opinions, admiration, love, appreciation, regard, account, popularity, kudos, credit, repute, best seller, commendation, praise, laud, laudation, good word, meed of praise, tribute of praise, encomium, eulogy, eulogium, eloge, panegyric, homage, hero worship, benediction, blessing, benison, applause, plaudit, clap, clapping, clapping of hands, acclaim, acclamation, cheer, paean, hosannah, shout of applause, peal of applause, chorus of applause, chorus of praise, Prytaneum, approving, in favor of, lost in admiration, commendatory, complimentary, benedictory, laudatory, panegyrical, eulogistic, encomiastic, lavish of praise, uncritical, approved, praised, uncensured, unimpeached, popular, in good odor, in high esteem, in favor, in high favor, deserving of praise, worthy of praise, praiseworthy, commendable, of estimation, good, meritorious, estimable, creditable, plausible, unimpeachable, beyond all praise, with credit, to admiration, well, with three times three, Int, hear hear!, bully for you!, well done!, bravo!, bravissimo!, euge!, macte virtute!, so far so good, that's right, quite right, optime!, one cheer more, may your shadow never be less!, esto perpetua!, long life to!, viva!, enviva!, Godspeed!, valete et plaudite!, encore!, bis!, probatum est, tacent satis laudant, servant of God, well done!.

VB approve, approbate, think good, think much of, think well of, think highly of, esteem, value, prize, set great store by, set great store on, do justice to, appreciate, honor, hold in esteem, look up to, admire, like, be in favor of, wish Godspeed, hail, hail with satisfaction, stand up for, stick up for, uphold, hold up, countenance, sanction, clap on the back, pat on the back, keep in countenance, indorse, give credit, recommend, mark with a white mark, mark with a stone, commend, belaud, praise, laud, compliment, pay a tribute, bepraise, clap the hands, applaud, cheer, acclamate, encore, panegyrize, eulogize, cry up, proner, puff, extol, extol to the skies, magnify, glorify, exalt, swell, make much of, flatter, bless, give a blessing to, have a good word for, say a good word for, speak well of, speak highly of, speak in high terms of, sing the praises of, sound the praises of, chaunt the praises of, resound the praises of, sing praises to, cheer to the echo, applaud to the echo, applaud to the very echo, cheer to the very echo, redound to the honor, redound to the praise, redound to the credit of, do credit to, deserve praise, recommend itself, pass muster, be praised, receive honorable mention, be in favor with, be in high favor with, ring with the praises of, win golden opinions, gain credit, find favor with, stand well in the opinion of, laudari a laudato viro.


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