- The process of electing a person to a post in the absence of other nominees.
"With no one running against her, she won by acclamation."
- A shout of approbation, favor, or assent; eager expression of approval; loud applause.
"On such a day, a holiday having been voted by acclamation, an ordinary walk would not satisfy the children. -Robert Southey."
- (politics) An oral vote taken without formal ballot and with much fanfare; typically an overwhelmingly affirmative vote.
- (art) A representation, in sculpture or on medals, of people expressing joy.
"Acclamation medals are those on which laudatory acclamations are recorded. - James Elmes"