ALL meanings of acclamation

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  • uncountable noun acclamation Acclamation is a noisy or enthusiastic expression of approval for someone or something. 3
  • uncountable noun acclamation If someone is chosen or elected by acclamation, they are elected without a written vote. 3
  • noun acclamation an enthusiastic reception or exhibition of welcome, approval, etc 3
  • noun acclamation an expression of approval by a meeting or gathering through shouts or applause 3
  • noun acclamation an instance of electing or being elected without opposition 3
  • noun acclamation an acclaiming or being acclaimed 3
  • noun acclamation loud applause or strong approval 3
  • noun acclamation a vote by voice; esp., an enthusiastic approving vote without an actual count 3
  • noun acclamation a loud shout or other demonstration of welcome, goodwill, or approval. 1
  • noun acclamation act of acclaiming. 1
  • noun acclamation Liturgy. a brief responsive chant in antiphonal singing. 1
  • noun acclamation Ecclesiastical. response (def 3a). 1
  • idioms acclamation by acclamation, by an oral vote, often unanimous, expressing approval by shouts, hand-clapping, etc., rather than by formal ballot. 1
  • noun acclamation cry or shout 1
  • noun acclamation Loud and enthusiastic approval, typically to welcome or honor someone or something. 1
  • noun acclamation A shout of approbation, favor, or assent; eager expression of approval; loud applause. 0
  • noun acclamation The process of electing a person to a post in the absence of other nominees. 0
  • noun acclamation (art) A representation, in sculpture or on medals, of people expressing joy. 0
  • noun acclamation (politics) An oral vote taken without formal ballot and with much fanfare; typically an overwhelmingly affirmative vote. 0
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