verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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“This is an example of the progress that can be achieved when you collaborate and dedicate resources to improving the quality of water,” said Ohio governor Mike DeWine last year, applauding the EPA’s decision to declare fish in the river safe to eat.
To which the farmers and ranchers listening to his speech applauded very mightily.How the Supermarket Helped America Win the Cold War (Ep. 386 Rebroadcast)|Stephen J. Dubner|August 6, 2020|Freakonomics
Further, while TikTok should be applauded for exposing its algorithm, its competitors are likely to scoff at its suggestion that “all companies should disclose their algorithms, moderation policies, and data flows to regulators.”Social Shorts: TikTok’s future, Quora lead-gen ads, Facebook’s India plans|Ginny Marvin|August 3, 2020|Search Engine Land
We try to show all sides to the story’ — lots of people are trying to do that … I applaud what they try to get at, but I just don’t see that as a defendable position.Six months in, News Corp’s ‘Knewz’ aggregator has big ambitions|Lara O'Reilly|July 16, 2020|Digiday
Protecting their funding is a noble intention, and the Legislature should be applauded for it.New State Budget Will Do Irreparable Harm to Schools|Alec Patton|June 29, 2020|Voice of San Diego
It seems backwards to applaud what is already necessary, what has already been clear for a long time.
Far beyond his well-earned lucre, this is the reason to applaud Radcliffe the most.
They were up on their feet so often to applaud the Texas senator that his speech was practically an aerobics class.
I applaud Paul Ryan and the CBC members for their willingness to engage while respectfully listening to what each had to say.Paul Ryan Opens a Door to the Congressional Black Congress|Ron Christie|May 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If it was The View, someone off to the side would be motioning for the audience to applaud.It’s Not Just the Vaccines. Jenny McCarthy’s New Book Offers More ‘Lessons’|Tim Teeman|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I feel for you in your little difficulty, and I applaud your boldness.The Weird Sisters, Volume I (of 3)|Richard Dowling
She opened her lips and began with a vivacity and dash that made the professionals smile and applaud when she was through.The Corner House Girls in a Play|Grace Brooks Hill
What he said must have been good, for those present resisted with difficulty a disposition to applaud.A Breath of Prairie and other stories|Will Lillibridge
Lady Kew could delight in pictures, applaud good poetry, and squeeze out a tear over a good novel too.The Newcomes|William Makepeace Thackeray
Every word spoken by them, even if it applaud us, goes against the cause!The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Volume II|Elizabeth Barrett Browning