1. An expression of approval or trust.
2. A ceremony formerly used in conferring knighthood, consisting am embrace, and a slight blow on the shoulders with the flat blade of a sword.
2. An expression of congratulations.
3. (Typography) A brace used to join two or more staves.
curved architectural moulding like a brace
award or honor, praise; ceremony of knighting; Music, vertical line coupling staves; Architecture, curved molding.
Symbolic blow on the shoulders with the flat of the sword, given by the sovereign, or a representative, in conferring a knighthood. Also, high praise or approval.
Sinonimi: commendation | favorable reception
1. A feeling of liking something or someone good.
2. A message expressing a favorable opinion; SYN. commendation.
3. Acceptance as satisfactory; SYN. favorable reception.
ETYM Latin commendatio.
1. The act of commending; praise; favorable representation in words; recommendation.
2. That which is the ground of approbation or praise.
3. A message of affection or respect; compliments; greeting.
Funeral oration; panegyric.
(French) eulogy; laudatory funeral oration.
ETYM New Lat., from Greek, a song chanted in a Bacchic festival in praise of the god; en in + komos a jovial festivity, revel. Related to Comedy.
A formal expression of praise; SYN. eulogy, panegyric, paean, pean. Glowing and warmly enthusiastic praise.
ETYM Greek, well speaking; eu well + lego to speak. Related to Eulogium, and see Legend.
1. A speech of praise in honor of one who has died.
2. A speech or writing in commendation of the character or services of a person.
3. Laudatory speech or writing; high praise.
ETYM Latin paean, Greek paian, from Paian the physician of the gods, later, Apollo. Related to Paeon, Peony.
A hymn of praise (especially one sung in ancient Greece to invoke or thank a deity); SYN. pean.
Song of thanksgiving, thanksgiving song.
ETYM Old Eng. preis, Old Fren. preis price, worth, value, estimation. Related to Praise, Price.
(Homonym: prays, preys).
1. An expression of approval and commendation; SYN. congratulations, kudos.
2. Offering words of homage as an act of worship.