acclamation

By: Muyan Pan

Noun

1. Applause; enthusiastic approval

2. An oral vote, especially in an enthusiastic vote of approval

Synonyms

ovation, recognition, acclaim

Antonyms

disapproval, silence, criticism

Sentences

1. Mark, the class president, received an acclamation for his idea of a longer summer break which was approved by every student.

2. In gym class, the students voted on a game to play simply by acclamation, saying "yes" for the game they wanted to play.

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The speaker wanted to vote for Obama as president, and she received an acclamation from the audience.