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  Definition of acceptance
  1. the act of taking something that is offered; "her acceptance of the gift encouraged him"; "he anticipated their acceptance of his offer"
  2. the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception; "its adoption by society"; "the proposal found wide acceptance"
  3. a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations; "all people should practice toleration and live together in peace"
  4. the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true; "he gave credence to the gossip"; "acceptance of Newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years"
  5. (contract law) words signifying consent to the terms of an offer (thereby creating a contract)
  6. banking: a time draft drawn on and accepted by a bank
  7. the state of being acceptable and accepted; "torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club"
Similar Words: adoption, acceptation, espousal, toleration, sufferance, credence, banker's acceptance

 

Hyponyms: embrace, bosom, self acceptance, recognition, currency, vogue, acknowledgment, acknowledgement, approval, favorable reception, favourable reception, acceptation, contentedness, content, acquiescence, eligibility, welcome

 

Derivational Morphology: accept, take, have, adopt, follow, espouse, consent, go for, digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up, live with, swallow

 

Language Translations:
French: acceptation   German: Abnahme  
Interlingua: acceptation   Italian: accettazione  
Japanese: 承諾   Norwegian: godtagelse  
Polish: akceptacja   Portuguese: aceitação  
Russian: одобрение   Spanish: aceptación  
Swedish: acceptans   Telugu: అంగీకారం  
 
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