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Definition: To make one a compliment
, n. [F. compliment. It complimento,
fr. comlire to compliment, finish, suit, fr. L. complere to
fill up. See Complete
, and cf. Complement
An expression, by word or act, of approbation, regard,
confidence, civility, or admiration; a flattering speech or
attention; a ceremonious greeting; as, to send one's
compliments to a friend.
Tedious waste of time, to sit and hear
So many hollow compliments and lies. --Milton.
Many a compliment politely penned. --Cowper.
To make one a compliment
, to show one respect; to praise
one in a flattering way. --Locke.
To make one's compliments to
, to offer formal courtesies
To stand on compliment
, to treat with ceremony.
Syn: See Adulation