- (obsolete) acceptation; the received meaning.
Etymology: Derivative of accept. From Latin acceptio (a receiving), accepting; compare with French acception.
- 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
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