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

1 sense of compliment

Sense 1
compliment -- (a remark (or act) expressing praise and admiration)
       => praise, congratulations, kudos, extolment -- (an expression of approval and commendation; "he always appreciated praise for his work")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb compliment

2 senses of compliment

Sense 1
compliment, congratulate -- (say something to someone that expresses praise; "He complimented her on her last physics paper")
       => praise -- (express approval of; "The parents praised their children for their academic performance")

Sense 2
compliment -- (express respect or esteem for)
       => greet -- (send greetings to)

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