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plaudits (noun) praise and applause.
A person wins plaudits if they are praised and applauded for any achievement of theirs. A stage actor wins plaudits if the audience praise and applaud their performance. A scientist may win plaudits if their work is very much appreciated and praised.
- The concert over, the singer was greeted by plaudits from all sections of the audience. There was a prolonged clapping of hands and people shouting in praise of her.
- The scientistís achievement won plaudits from lay men and the scientific community as well. He received messages of congratulations and complements from all sections of people for his sensational discovery.