Noun compliment has 1 sense
  1. compliment - a remark (or act) expressing praise and admiration
    --1 is a kind of
    praise, congratulations, kudos
    --1 has particulars: trade-last; flattery; unction, smarm, fulsomeness
    Derived form: verb compliment1
,Verb compliment has 2 senses
  1. compliment, congratulate - say something to someone that expresses praise; "He complimented her on her last physics paper"
    --1 is one way to praise
    Derived form: noun compliment1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
  2. compliment - express respect or esteem for
    --2 is one way to
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody