Definition of Acclamation

1. Noun. Enthusiastic approval. "They gave him more eclat than he really deserved"

Exact synonyms: Acclaim, Eclat, Plaudit, Plaudits
Generic synonyms: Approval, Commendation
Derivative terms: Acclaim, Acclaim, Acclaim



Definition of Acclamation

1. n. A shout of approbation, favor, or assent; eager expression of approval; loud applause.

2. n. In parliamentary usage, the act or method of voting orally and by groups rather than by ballot, esp. in elections;

Definition of Acclamation

1. Noun. A shout of approbation, favor, or assent; eager expression of approval; loud applause. ¹

2. Noun. The process of electing a person to a post in the absence of other nominees. ¹

3. Noun. (context: art) A representation, in sculpture or on medals, of people expressing joy. ¹

4. Noun. (context: Canada political) Without opposition in an election. ¹

5. Noun. (context: political) An oral vote taken without formal ballot and with much fanfare; typically an overwhelmingly affirmative vote. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Acclamation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acclamation

accipitrine
accipitrines
accismus
accite
accited
accites
acciting
acclaim
acclaimable
acclaimed
acclaimer
acclaimers
acclaiming
acclaims
acclamate
acclamation (current term)
acclamations
acclamatory
acclimatable
acclimatation
acclimate
acclimated
acclimatement
acclimatements
acclimates
acclimating
acclimating fever
acclimation
acclimations
acclimatisation

Literary usage of Acclamation

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1. History of Political Conventions in California by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
"gressman, by acclamation; WD Sawyer withdrawing while the roll was being called for the first ballot. The democratic second district convention met at San ..."

2. Brazil and the Brazilians, Portrayed in Historical and Descriptive Sketches by Daniel Parish Kidder, James Cooley Fletcher (1857)
"... OF EVENTS SUCCEEDING THE acclamation OF DOM PEDRO II. ... TO THE EMPEROR —PERMANENT SESSION—acclamation OF DOM PEDRO'S MAJORITY—THE ASSEMBLY'S ..."

3. Sketches of Residence and Travels in Brazil: Embracing Historical and by Daniel Parish Kidder (1845)
"Declaration of Independence.—acclamation of Don Pedro as Emperor.—The Revolution.—Subsequent events.—Abdication.—acclamation of Don Pedro II.—The Regency. ..."

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