1 acclaim, approval, approbation, applause, plaudits, kudos, endorsement, acclamation, tribute, accolade, compliments, commendation, encomium, eulogy, panegyric, ovation:
Sheila has received well-deserved praise for her work with paraplegic children. Would you expect me to sing the praises of my rival?
2 honour, glorification, adoration, exaltation, devotion, homage, worship, veneration, adulation, reverence, glory, hymn or song of praise, paean, hosanna:
The king rejoiced and said, 'Praise be to God'.
3 acclaim, approve, laud, applaud, endorse, pay tribute to, compliment, commend, eulogize, extol, honour, sing the praises (of):
The speaker praised Read for his many contributions to linguistics.
4 worship, revere, reverence, exalt, glorify, adore, pay homage to, venerate, give thanks to, hallow:
Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition.