- A shout of approbation, favor, or assent; eager expression of approval; loud applause.
Etymology: Latin acclamatio: cf. French acclamation
- On such a day, a holiday having been voted by , an ordinary walk would not satisfy the children. -Southey.
- The process of electing a person to a post in the absence of other nominees.
- (Antiques): A representation, in sculpture or on medals, of people expressing joy.
- Acclamation medals are those on which laudatory acclamations are recorded. -Elmes
- (context, Canadian) Without opposition in an election.
- With no one running against her, she won by ''Acclamation.
Supplemental Details:Sponsor an extended definition for acclamation for as little as $10 per month. Click here to contact us.
Full Definition of acclamation