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

Acceptation; the received meaning.

[Obs.]

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.]

Wyclif.

 

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