1 acceptance as true or valid
3 the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception; "its adoption by society"; "the proposal found wide acceptance" [syn: adoption, acceptance, espousal]
EtymologyDerivative of accept
- Rhymes: -eɪʃǝn
reception; favorable reception or regard; state of being acceptable.
- This is saying worthy of all acceptation. - 1 Timothy 1:15
- Some things ... are notwithstanding of so great dignity and acceptation with God. - Hooker.
- The meaning in which a word or expression is understood, or generally
received; as, term is to be used according to its usual
- My words, in common acceptation, Could never give this provocation. - Gay ??
acceptance, acception, acquiescence, assurance, assuredness, belief, certainty, confidence, credence, credit, credulity, dependence, faith, hope, import, intendment, message, purport, received meaning, reception, reliance, reliance on, sense, significance, significancy, signification, stock, store, sureness, surety, suspension of disbelief, trust, understanding, usage