Meaning of “praise” - Learner’s Dictionary

praise

verb [ T ] uk us /preɪz/
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)