Ac*cep"tion (#), n. [L. acceptio a receiving, accepting: cf. F. acception.]

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 Eccl., favoritism; partiality. [Obs.]



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