praise

verb

noun

Dialects

Emoji One Apple Twemoji Facebook Messenger Google
Emoji One's raising hands emoji Apple's raising hands emoji Twemoji's raising hands emoji Facebook's raising hands emoji Messenger's raising hands emoji Google's raising hands emoji
Emoji One's tongue emoji Apple's tongue emoji Twemoji's tongue emoji Facebook's tongue emoji Messenger's tongue emoji Google's tongue emoji

Origin

Middle English (also in the sense ‘set a price on, attach value to’): from Old French preisier ‘to prize, praise’, from late Latin pretiare, from Latin pretium ‘price’. Compare with prize.

Pronunciation

  • praise /preɪz/