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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ap·plaud /əˈplɔd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ap·plaud v. t. [imp. & p. p. Applauded; p. pr. & vb. n. Applauding.]
 1. To show approval of by clapping the hands, acclamation, or other significant sign.
 I would applaud thee to the very echo,
 That should applaud again.   --Shak.
 2. To praise by words; to express approbation of; to commend; to approve.
    By the gods, I do applaud his courage.   --Shak.
 Syn: -- To praise; extol; commend; cry up; magnify; approve. See Praise.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ap·plaud, v. i. To express approbation loudly or significantly.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate
           approval [syn: clap, spat, acclaim] [ant: boo]
      2: express approval of; "I applaud your efforts"