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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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References in classic literature ?
Alan clapped my shoulder, and said I was a brave lad and wanted nothing but a sleep.
It appeared, however, that she had only clapped her hands for joy; for directly afterward she began to laugh, and then to cry; declaring, not in choice Arabic but in familiar English, that she was 'so glad, she didn't know what to do.
The Congress leader on the same day said he believed in the Pakistani people as they clapped for him because he spoke of peace.
LAHORE -- In an attempt to clarify why senior officials of the Punjab government clapped during the joint press conference to announce the arrest of Zainab's murderer, Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah told that they did so for the encouragement of police after their big breakthrough in the case.
But he then clapped as he was leaving the pitch and the FA are awaiting the report from match referee Andre Marriner today before deciding whether to investigate his reaction.
But he then clapped as he was leaving the pitch, and the FA are awaiting the report from match-referee Andre Marriner today, before deciding whether to investigate his reaction.
The MPs clapped on at least three separate occasions during SNP Westminster leader Angus Robertson's response to the Queen's Speech before Mr Bercow stepped in.
She and her husband, Scott, had gone in for the ultrasound, "and the baby clapped three times on screen.
And Pardew - who still clapped the supporters after the 1-0 loss to Stoke despite enduring grief from the away section - said: "I'm out there, I'm fighting for the team, I want us to win.
Mar-Len Abigail Binay-Campos, hardly clapped during the President's address.
I couldn't help but cry when the cast turned and clapped the audience.
It took the magic off the symphony and spoiled an afternoon''s concert for many, perhaps the person or persons who clapped would keep their hands in their pockets next time until Vasily Petrenko has put his baton down and is given time to turn to the audience.
The entire last lap, the entire crowd clapped in rhythm.
2 : to hit or touch with the open hand <He clapped his friend on the shoulder.
I told him they clapped because the team gave an honest account.