acceptation definition

  • noun:
    • The usual or acknowledged definition, since a word or expression. See Synonyms at meaning.
    • Favorable reception; approval.
    • Acceptance; reception; favorable reception or respect; the state to be appropriate.
    • this is which a word or phrase is recognized, or typically obtained.
    • Ready belief.
    • Acceptance; reception; positive reception or regard; condition to be appropriate.
    • this is for which a word or phrase is comprehended, or typically received.
    • The work of accepting or obtaining; reception; acceptance: as, the acceptation of a trust.
    • their state of being acknowledged or appropriate; positive regard; for this reason, credence; belief.
    • this is or good sense where a word or statement is taken or recognized: as, this term is usually to be understood with its normal acceptation.
    • Synonyms recognition, Acceptancy, Acceptation. These terms happen utilized interchangeably, but there is however a marked tendency to make use of acceptance the act of accepting, and acceptation when it comes to condition to be acknowledged, acceptancy having become uncommon, or being limited to poetic use.
    • acceptance as real or legitimate
    • the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception
    • the acknowledged concept of a word

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