2018 Words for Showing Gratitude

Words for Showing Gratitude

December Word of the Month

thankful:  being grateful; an expression of appreciation

November Word of the Month

salute:  to greet with friendly words and/or gestures like bowing or lifting the hat; an act of honor or courteous recognition

October Word of the Month

volunteer: to give expecting nothing in return

September Word of the Month

help: to lend a hand; to offer assistance to others;  “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” ~Theodore Roosevelt

August Word of the Month

commendation:  a message expressing a favorable opinion; an official award usually given as formal public statement  

July Word of the Month

give:  to invest time and energy into; to transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; to convey or communicate [a compliment] with a smile, a look, a physical gesture give as a present; make a gift of; to offer in good faith

June Word of the Month

honor:  to show respect for; to give an award or a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction

May Word of the Month

compliment:  to express praise and admiration

April Word of the Month

appreciation:  understanding the value of others; delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)

March Word of the Month

felicitation:  an expression of pleasure at the success or good fortune of another; the act of acknowledging that someone has an occasion for celebration

February Word of the Month

acknowledge- to give credit; to recognize the accomplishments of others

January Word of the Month

benevolence: an inclination to do kind or charitable acts; an innate or developed disposition to do good