Meaning of “praise” - Learner’s Dictionary

praise

verb [ T ] us uk /preɪz/
Extra Examples
He has been praised for his latest novel.He always praises French cooking.The poet has been praised for his innovative use of language.You should praise the puppy for good behaviour.The article praised the building's use of light and space.
ADMIRE

B2 to say that you admire someone or something, or that they are very good:

He praised the team's performance.
Residents praised the firemen for their swift action.
GOD

to give respect and thanks to a god:

Praise God, no one was hurt.

(Definition of “praise verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)