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Definition of Praise

Praise

  1. To commend; to applaud; to express approbation of; to laud; -- applied to a person or his acts.
  2. To extol in words or song; to magnify; to glorify on account of perfections or excellent works; to do honor to; to display the excellence of; -- applied especially to the Divine Being.
  3. To value; to appraise.
  4. Commendation for worth; approval expressed; honor rendered because of excellence or worth; laudation; approbation.
  5. Especially, the joyful tribute of gratitude or homage rendered to the Divine Being; the act of glorifying or extolling the Creator; worship, particularly worship by song, distinction from prayer and other acts of worship; as, a service of praise.
  6. The object, ground, or reason of praise.

Praise Quotations

The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Oprah Winfrey

People who make the choice to study, work hard or do whatever they endeavor is to give it the max on themselves to reach to the top level. And you have the people who get envy and jealous, yet are not willing to put that work in, and they want to get the same praise.
Evander Holyfield

The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Norman Vincent Peale

There is no friend like an old friend who has shared our morning days, no greeting like his welcome, no homage like his praise.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Undeserved praise causes more pangs of conscience later than undeserved blame, but probably only for this reason, that our power of judgment are more completely exposed by being over praised than by being unjustly underestimated.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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Praise Translations

praise in Afrikaans is prys
praise in Danish is rose
praise in Dutch is loven, roemen, verheerlijken, prijzen
praise in German is Lob, anpreisen, Lob
praise in Italian is lode, elogiare
praise in Latin is laudatio, laus
praise in Portuguese is elogio
praise in Spanish is elogio, alabanza, alabar

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