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Definition of Compliment


  1. An expression, by word or act, of approbation, regard, confidence, civility, or admiration; a flattering speech or attention; a ceremonious greeting; as, to send one's compliments to a friend.
  2. To praise, flatter, or gratify, by expressions of approbation, respect, or congratulation; to make or pay a compliment to.
  3. To pass compliments; to use conventional expressions of respect.
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Compliment Translations

compliment in Dutch is complimenteren
compliment in French is compliment, flatterie
compliment in German is Kompliment, Komplement
compliment in Italian is complimento, lisciatura
compliment in Portuguese is elogio
compliment in Spanish is cumplimiento, halago
compliment in Swedish is komplimang