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an expression of admiration or congratulation

an act requiring special generosity

to pay a compliment to

to express warm approval of

Synonyms for compliment

a remark (or act) expressing praise and admiration

say something to someone that expresses praise

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express respect or esteem for

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Ms Wass put to him that complimenting the girl about her bikini was a comment on her body, and suggested he was admiring her sexually.
A speech act is defined as an utterance intended to perform a certain function (Austin, 1962); in addition to complimenting, other speech acts may include apologizing, greeting, thanking, expressing regrets, and so on.
MORE people are complimenting the West Yorkshire fire brigade and fewer are complaining.
Getting to the Heart of Complimenting is a rhyming, educational picturebook that walks young readers step by step through the basic etiquette of giving and receiving compliments, with emphasis on the importance of cultivating a big heart.
Psychologists are all in agreement that complimenting a woman has many positive effects.
Start by complimenting her: "That lip gloss is so fabulous
Q Our manager has this annoying habit of complimenting us, and then throwing in a piece of criticism.
Cyndi & Dave closed the program by telling the audience to stop by and complimenting the Chef on his delicious and innovative H3 Wraps.
We have gotten a lot of personal satisfaction by complimenting people over the past year and seeing how it makes them happy," said Brett Westcott.
Only Gamestar speaks to him by helping him maximize both his gaming experience and the time he devotes to other forms of entertainment by providing complimenting physical and digital information.
2 adds support for SIP-based endpoints, such as the XTen softphone and the Sipura SPA-1000 and SPA-2000 phone adapters, complimenting the existing support of MGCP-based endpoints.
The server in Brisbane will bring added stability and diversity to the Southern Hemisphere, complimenting the server we have already installed in Auckland, New Zealand.