What does the word praise mean?

Usage examples for praise

  1. The higher and better class is worthy of blame; the lower and worse class is worthy of praise. – A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II) by Augustus de Morgan
  2. And he had added: " The praise to Allah!" – The Sea-Hawk by Raphael Sabatini
  3. Do you think I see not what it is you praise? – Emblems Of Love by Lascelles Abercrombie