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STANDING OVATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does standing ovation mean? 

STANDING OVATION (noun)
  The noun STANDING OVATION has 1 sense:

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

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


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STANDING OVATION (noun)


Sense 1standing ovation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Enthusiastic recognition (especially one accompanied by loud applause)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

ovation; standing ovation

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

credit; recognition (approval)

Meronyms (parts of "standing ovation"):

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


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