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    synonym for "laud" 1:- praise 2:-acknowledge ?

    For laud ,which is the word which is near to its meaning ?
    1:- praise
    2:-acknowledge ?

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    Re: synonym for "laud" 1:- praise 2:-acknowledge ?

    Have you looked up "laud" in a dictionary?

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    Re: synonym for "laud" 1:- praise 2:-acknowledge ?

    Dear sir ,I know it should be "praise" but at a place the right answer was acknowledge.However I know that acknowledge is also a synonym (however weak) so I want to know that is there any rule that we should write a far synonym instead of a direct meaning of the word or it is just that acknowledge is the wrong answer ?

    Please be elaborate if acknowledge is the correct answer.

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    Re: synonym for "laud" 1:- praise 2:-acknowledge ?

    In which "place" does it say that acknowledge is the right answer?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: synonym for "laud" 1:- praise 2:-acknowledge ?

    Dear sir ,It is in a previous year question paper preparation book related to an examination being held in India.
    The objective type question had 4 answers and the answer was acknowledge. It may be a printing mistake but I want to discuss it with you people as for an instant I thought that synonym should be a word that is similar to the meaning and for praise being a direct meaning of laud should not be considered as synonym.

    So I posted this question to confirm that is there anything that a synonym should be similar and not exactly same to the word being asked ?

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    Re: synonym for "laud" 1:- praise 2:-acknowledge ?

    There is no need to call anyone "Sir", here, particularly the women, one of whom you just addressed.

    There is no doubt that "laud" includes acknowledgement, but "praise" is a much better definition.

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    Re: synonym for "laud" 1:- praise 2:-acknowledge ?

    please check the question no 267 and its answer in 2nd image ,Click image for larger version. 

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    I am very much sorry. It was difficult to apprehend her gender by just having a look at her profile picture or the little information that is supplied in the side that consists of join date and number of posts only.

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    Re: synonym for "laud" 1:- praise 2:-acknowledge ?

    The answer key is wrong. That happens, sometimes.

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    Re: synonym for "laud" 1:- praise 2:-acknowledge ?

    I understand. That is why we discourage such salutations. No harm done.

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