Definition of acceptation:
adoption, message, import, word meaning, banker's acceptance, intent, connotation, espousal, sufferance, credence, significancy, sense, meaning, value, borrowing, toleration, word sense, acceptance, purport, signification, significance, bridal, betrothal, denotation.
- "All's for the Best", T. S. Arthur.
It will be seen from what I have already said, that to me it appears, that in these two instances he has used the term real price in its true and just acceptation, and that in the former case only it is incorrectly applied.- "On The Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation", David Ricardo.
They challenge acceptation already, and I challenge their absolute grant and offer to me, before they spoke of any instructions; for so it was when Leoninus first spoke to me with them all on New Years Day, as you heard- offering in his speech all manner of absolute authority.- "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.