Associations to the word «Compliment»

Wiktionary

COMPLIMENT, noun. An expression of praise, congratulation, encouragement, or respect.
COMPLIMENT, noun. (uncountable) Complimentary language; courtesy, flattery.
COMPLIMENT, noun. Common misconstruction of complement
COMPLIMENT, verb. (ambitransitive) To pay a compliment (to); to express a favorable opinion (of).
COMPLIMENT, verb. Misspelling of complement.

Dictionary definition

COMPLIMENT, noun. A remark (or act) expressing praise and admiration.
COMPLIMENT, verb. Say something to someone that expresses praise; "He complimented her on her last physics paper".
COMPLIMENT, verb. Express respect or esteem for.

Wise words

There is no sickness worse for me than words that to be kind must lie.
Aeschylus