Ac`cep*ta"tion (#), n.
Acceptance; reception; favorable reception or regard; state of being acceptable.
This is saying worthy of all acceptation.
1 Tim. i. 15.
Some things . . . are notwithstanding of so great dignity and acceptation with God.
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.
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