Compliment and Commend


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Compliment verb – To express to (someone) admiration for his or her success or good fortune.
Usage example: complimented her on her election victory

Commend is a synonym for compliment in praise topic. In some cases you can use "Commend" instead a verb "Compliment", when it comes to topics like activity, laud. popular alternative
Nearby Words: complement, complimented, complimentary, complied, complimenting
Synonyms for Compliment


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Commend verb – To put (something) into the possession or safekeeping of another.
Compliment is a synonym for commend in praise topic. You can use "Compliment" instead a verb "Commend", if it concerns topics such as laud, activity, recommend. popular alternative
Synonyms for Commend

Common collocations

bravery compliment bravery commend bravery
style compliment style commend style
god compliment god commend god
plot compliment plot commend plot
Other nouns: skills.
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