Complete Definition of "acception"

English

Etymology
Derivative of accept. From Latin acceptio (a receiving), accepting; compare with French acception.

Noun
en-noun

  1. obsolete acceptation; the received meaning.

#:Quotation
#:*Here the word "baron" is not to be taken in that restrictive sense to which the modern acception hath confined it. - Fuller.
#:Derived phrase
#:*Acception of persons or faces (Ecclesiastic), (Obsolete): favoritism; partiality. - Wyclif

References
R:1913


French

Pronunciation
IPA|/ak.sÉp.sjÉÌ/
SAMPA|/ak.sEp.sjO~/

Noun
acception /ak.sÉp.sjÉÌ/ /ak.sÉp.sjÉÌ/

  1. Acceptation
  2. One of the various listed meanings of a word in a dictionary.

Derived terms

  1. Sans acception de: without need to bring to account

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