compliment

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  • (UK) IPA: /ˈkɒmplɪmənt/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈkɑmpləmənt/
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Singular
compliment

Plural
compliments

  1. A compliment is a few words of praise: saying that someone or something is good in some way.
    William gave me a compliment and that made me feel good. He told me my hair was nice.

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Plain form
compliment

Third-person singular
compliments

Past tense
complimented

Past participle
complimented

Present participle
complimenting

  1. Compliment means to praise someone.
    She complimented him on his clothes because they looked good.

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