compliment n : a remark (or act) expressing praise and admiration
1 say something to someone that expresses praise; "He complimented her on her last physics paper" [syn: congratulate]
2 express respect or esteem for
An expression of praise, congratulation or encouragement
- To pay a compliment; to express a favorable opinion.
to pay a compliment; to express a favorable opinion
distinguish Complement Compliment may be
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