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Meaning of “clap” - Learner’s Dictionary

clap

verb     /klæp/ ( present participle clapping, past tense and past participle clapped)
HANDS [I, T]
B1 to hit your hands together, often repeatedly, especially in order to show that you enjoyed a performance: The crowd clapped and cheered for more.Praising and applaudingExaggerating and playing down
clap sb on the back/shoulder
to hit someone on the back or shoulder in a friendly wayPraising and applaudingExaggerating and playing down
PUT [T]
to put something somewhere suddenly: She clapped her hands over her ears and refused to listen.Placing and positioning an object
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