To extol in words or song; to magnify; to glorify on account of perfections or excellent works; to do honor to; to display the excellence of; -- applied especially to the Divine Being.
Especially, the joyful tribute of gratitude or homage rendered to the Divine Being; the act of glorifying or extolling the Creator; worship, particularly worship by song, distinction from prayer and other acts of worship; as, a service of praise.
A prayer of praise celebrates God’s goodness.
the language of our faith; an act of worship or acknowledgment by which virtues or deeds of God are recognized and highly esteemed.
To commend; to applaud; to express approbation of; to laud; -- applied to a person or his acts.
Commendation for worth; approval expressed; honor rendered because of excellence or worth; laudation; approbation.
an expression of approval and commendation; "he always appreciated praise for his work"
express approval of; "The parents praised their children for their academic performance"