Usage examples for applaud

  1. He believes people applaud his silence. – The Village Coquette by Riviere Dufresny
  2. But I don't know your English, so sing us something in French, Monsieur, that I may applaud the sentiment as well as the voice. – Calvert of Strathore by Carter Goodloe
  3. At first the audience was hostile, but as the recital of the great editor's achievements grew in intensity and heat, the convention began to applaud and then to cheer. – My Memories of Eighty Years by Chauncey M. Depew