Definition of commendation:
paean, consolation prize, dithyramb, quote, encomium, commendations, plaudit, favourable reception, respects, salutation, celebration, quotation, accolade, Nobel Prize, brownie points, felicitations, regard, credit, congratulations, citation, favorable reception, tribute, cite, honor, distinction, approbation, mention, prize, eulogium, recognition, championship, regards, approving, reference, a pat on the back, glittering prize, greetings, acclamation, respect, panegyric, homage, laudation, hymn, acknowledgment, award, approval, kudos.
- congratulation (part of speech: noun)
- praise (part of speech: noun)
He played some very fine things of his owne, but I was afeard to enter too far in their commendation for fear he should offer to copy them for me out, and so I be forced to give or lend him something.- "Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright", Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke.
- "Hurricane Hurry", W.H.G. Kingston.
His influence for good and his popularity with the student body had also attracted the attention and commendation of the faculty, whose opinion was best expressed by one of their number who had openly made a statement to the effect that when the boys were with Smith they were quite as safe as when in company with their teachers.- "Pearl and Periwinkle", Anna Graetz.