Ac`cep*ta"tion (#), n.

1.

Acceptance; reception; favorable reception or regard; state of being acceptable.

[Obs.]

This is saying worthy of all acceptation. 1 Tim. i. 15.

Some things . . . are notwithstanding of so great dignity and acceptation with God. Hooker.

2.

The meaning in which a word or expression is understood, or generally received; as, term is to be used according to its usual acceptation.

My words, in common acceptation, Could never give this provocation. Gay.

 

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