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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. an official award (as for bravery or service) usually given as formal public statement;
[syn: citation, commendation]

2. a message expressing a favorable opinion;
- Example: "words of approval seldom passed his lips"
[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 words; recommendation. [1913 Webster] Need we . . . epistles of commendation? --2 Cor. iii. 1. [1913 Webster] By the commendation of the great officers. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is the ground of approbation or praise. [1913 Webster] Good nature is the most godlike commendation of a man. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. pl. A message of affection or respect; compliments; greeting. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Hark you, Margaret; No princely commendations to my king? --Shak. [1913 Webster]
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