Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun commendation

2 senses of commendation

Sense 1
citation, commendation -- (an official award (as for bravery or service) usually given as formal public statement)
       => award, accolade, honor, honour, laurels -- (a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery")

Sense 2
approval, commendation -- (a message expressing a favorable opinion; "words of approval seldom passed his lips")
       => message, content, subject matter, substance -- (what a communication that is about something is about)

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