Complete Definition of "acceptation"

English

Etymology
Derivative of accept

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-eɪÊÇn|-eɪÊÇn

Noun
en-noun

  1. obsolete acceptance; reception; favorable reception or regard; state of being acceptable.

#:Quotation
#:*This is saying worthy of all acceptation. - 1 Timothy 1:15
#:*Some things ... are notwithstanding of so great dignity and acceptation with God. - Hooker.
#The meaning in which a word or expression is understood, or generally received; as, term is to be used according to its usual acceptation.
#:Quotation
#:*My words, in common acceptation, Could never give this provocation. - Gay ??

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