Definition of acceptance :
1. An agreeing to terms or proposals by which a bargain is concluded and the parties are bound; the reception or taking of a thing bought as that for which it was bought, or as that agreed to be delivered, or the taking possession as owner.
2. An agreeing to the action of another, by some act which binds the person in law.
3. An assent and engagement by the person on whom a bill of exchange is drawn, to pay it when due according to the terms of the acceptance.
4. Meaning; acceptation.
5. State of being accepted; acceptableness.
6. The act of accepting; a receiving what is offered, with approbation, satisfaction, or acquiescence; esp., favorable reception; approval; as, the acceptance of a gift, office, doctrine, etc.
7. The bill itself when accepted.
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mildness (part of speech: noun)
broad-mindedness, forbearance, evenness, liberality, charity, benevolence, kindness, tolerance, liberalness, laxity, liberty, sweetness, easiness, latitude, clemency, geniality, peaceableness, lenience, open-mindedness, cordiality, moderateness, amiability, libertarianism, moderation, quietness, tenderness, softness, benignity, mildness, permissiveness, gentleness, insipidity
compliance (part of speech: noun)
fulfillment, deference, servility, observance, obeisance, compliance, homage, adherence, fealty, genuflection, submissiveness, obedience, meekness, conformance, willingness, respect, submission, conformity
obedience (part of speech: noun)
resignation (part of speech: noun)
approval (part of speech: noun)
consent (part of speech: noun)
agreement (part of speech: noun)
acquiescence, agreement, empathy, capitulation, bond, concord, accord, concurrence, consensus, promise, understanding, consent, assent, pledge, contract, compact, treaty, arrangement, covenant, pact, settlement, stipulation, unanimity, deal, accession, concordance, accordance
- He considered it beneath her Majesty's dignity that he should act in the field under the States, but his instructions forbade his acceptance of any office from that body but that of general in their service. - "History of the United Netherlands, 1586-89, Vol. II. Complete", John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009.
- Nevertheless, there had been one serious obstacle to Dalibard's acceptance of the appointment offered to him by Sir Miles. - "Lucretia, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
- Her reserved, yet almost too casual acceptance of Alan's presence, told him that she knew all the particulars about himself which Sherrill had been able to give; and as Constance came down the stairs and joined them half a minute later, Alan was certain that she also knew. - "The Indian Drum", William MacHarg Edwin Balmer.