praise-n; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: a statement of approval, commendation

Commentary: PRAISE[+event][+speech_act][+approval][+commendation]

The child received a lot of praise from his parents.
The critics were full of praise for the director's new film.

PropBank: praise.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: a worshipful homage, as to a deity

Commentary: PRAISE[+event][+speech_act][+homage][+worshipful]

They congregation sang a hymn of praise to God.
These rituals were how the ancients offered praise to their deities.

PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2