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Synonyms for clap

applaud

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Synonyms for clap

to express approval, especially by clapping

to make a sudden sharp, explosive noise

to strike, set down, or close in such a way as to make a loud noise

a sudden sharp, explosive noise

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a sudden very loud noise

a sharp abrupt noise as if two objects hit together

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put quickly or forcibly

cause to strike the air in flight

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clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval

clap one's hands together

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strike the air in flight

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strike with the flat of the hand

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strike together so as to produce a sharp percussive noise

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If a friend stands far away from you and claps his hands together, you will SEE him clap before you HEAR him clap.
Scottish National Party ex-student Ms Black called the claps ban "senseless".
Just for fun, the doctor then rewound the tape and the couple sang "If You're Happy and You Know It" to their baby's claps, as Scott videotaped the screen.
TENNIS mum Judy Murray has changed what she wears during Andy's games after seeing her "bingo wings" wobble when she claps.
He has requested the court to ask the church to reduce the number of bell claps and gongs.
The combined effect of functional and environmental hypoxia (trial 1) affected both juvenile and adult escape responses, with a reduction in their number of claps (15% and 25%, respectively), the clapping rate in juveniles (17%), and the clapping time in adults (19%).
En la Argentina, fueron registradas hasta el presente, alrededor de 100 especies de Diaspididae entre exoticas y nativas (Claps & Wolff, 2003; Claps, 2004; Zamudio & Claps, 2005).
Last night it emerged Dorset Police knew as early as "autumn or winter" of 2002 he was the prime suspect for the 1993 murder of Elisa Claps, 16, in Potenza, Italy.
The jury at Winchester Crown Court decided that the manner of Mrs Barnett's murder was Restivo's "hallmark" and linked the killing to the murder of 16-year-old Elisa Claps in Potenza, Italy, in 1993.
In finding Restivo guilty, the jury of five women and seven men agreed with the prosecution that the manner of Mrs Barnett's murder was Restivo's "hallmark" and linked the killing to the murder of 16-year-old Elisa Claps in Potenza, Italy, in 1993.
Gradually, the claps were faster and faster and faster and Banks would take off down the runway.
The signal began with two claps at the end of one performance, which was a cue to applause.
I met Anna Sara Claps, the tiniest of grace notes in life's raucous score, just three days after she was born.
Use two different colors of snap cubes to represent the pattern--one color for claps and a different color for snaps.
The following example, with the tune and clapping shown together, demonstrates a pattern of six claps before there is a repetition, set against a 4/4 rhythm in the music.