[syn: approval, commendation]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Commendation \Com`men*da"tion\, n. [L. commendatio.]
1. The act of commending; praise; favorable representation in
Need we . . . epistles of commendation? --2 Cor.
By the commendation of the great officers. --Bacon.
2. That which is the ground of approbation or praise.
Good nature is the most godlike commendation of a
3. pl. A message of affection or respect; compliments;
Hark you, Margaret;
No princely commendations to my king? --Shak.
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
22 Moby Thesaurus words for "commendation":
acknowledgment, appreciation, assignment, blurb, boost, buildup,
commitment, consignment, delegation, enfeoffment, entrustment,
good word, honorable mention, hype, infeodation, infeudation, plug,
promotion, puff, recognition, relegation, remanding