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 Dictionary entry overview: What does ovation mean? 

OVATION (noun)
  The noun OVATION has 1 sense:

1. enthusiastic recognition (especially one accompanied by loud applause)

  Familiarity information: OVATION used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

OVATION (noun)

Sense 1ovation [BACK TO TOP]


Enthusiastic recognition (especially one accompanied by loud applause)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents


ovation; standing ovation

Hypernyms ("ovation" is a kind of...):

credit; recognition (approval)

Meronyms (parts of "ovation"):

applause; clapping; hand clapping (a demonstration of approval by clapping the hands together)

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