accolade

(noun, verb)

noun

1. a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction

Similar word(s): award, honor, honour, laurels

Definition categories: communication, symbol

verb

1. (transitive) To embrace or kiss in salutation.

2. (transitive, historical) To confer a knighthood on.

3. (transitive) To confer praise or awards on.

- an accoladed novel