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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.

Synonyms:

toleration, reception, banker's acceptance, adoption, receipt, borrowing, acculturate, credence, absorption, assimilation, OK, taking, recognition, sufferance, absorb, patience, accept, espousal, yes, common ground, receiving, praise, acceptation, word sense, word meaning, alliance, community, credenza, favor, strength, betrothal, bargain, anglicize, communal, assimilate, nod, bridal.

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