Derivative of accept. From Latin acceptio (a receiving), accepting; compare with French acception.
- obsolete acceptation; the received meaning.
#:*Here the word "baron" is not to be taken in that restrictive sense to which the modern acception hath confined it. - Fuller.
#:*Acception of persons or faces (Ecclesiastic), (Obsolete): favoritism; partiality. - Wyclif
acception /ak.sÉ›p.sjÉ”Ìƒ/ /ak.sÉ›p.sjÉ”Ìƒ/
- One of the various listed meanings of a word in a dictionary.
- Sans acception de: without need to bring to account