acceptance

  • 1 acceptance — I noun accedence, acceptio, accession, accordance, acknowledgment, acquiescence, adoption, agreement, allowance, approbation, approval, assent, assurance, compliance, comprobatio, concordance, consent, endorsement, ratification, receipt,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Acceptance — Acceptance, in spirituality, mindfulness, and human psychology, usually refers to the experience of a situation without an intention to change that situation. Indeed, acceptance is often suggested when a situation is both disliked and… …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 Acceptance — • In canon law, the act by which one receives a thing with approbation or satisfaction Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Acceptance     Acceptance      …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 4 Acceptance — Ac*cept ance, n. 1. The act of accepting; a receiving what is offered, with approbation, satisfaction, or acquiescence; esp., favorable reception; approval; as, the acceptance of a gift, office, doctrine, etc. [1913 Webster] They shall come up… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 acceptance — acceptance, acceptation have both at one time or another carried the meanings: the act or fact of accepting or the state of being accepted. Present usage, however, restricts their denotations. Acceptance only is used to denote the act of… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 acceptance — [ak sep′təns, əksep′təns] n. 1. an accepting or being accepted 2. approving reception; approval; acceptability 3. belief in; assent 4. a draft or bill of exchange that has been accepted for payment: cf. BANKER S ACCEPTANCE, TRADE ACCEPTANCE 5.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 Acceptance — Episodio de Héroes Episodio nº 3 Temporada 4 Escrito por Bryan Fuller Dirigido por Greg Beeman …

    Wikipedia Español

  • 8 acceptance — (n.) 1570s, from M.Fr. acceptance, from accepter (see ACCEPT (Cf. accept)). Earlier in same sense was acceptation (late 14c.) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 acceptance — [n1] agreement, taking accepting, acknowledgment, acquiring, admission, approval, assent, compliance, consent, cooperation, gaining, getting, go ahead*, green light*, nod*, obtaining, okay, permission, receipt, receiving, reception, recognition,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 Acceptance — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Alternative Rock Gründung 1998 Auflösung 2006 Website …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 11 acceptance — The act of accepting something, usually a contract. For example, an offer is made to some person that that person buys certain goods for a certain amount of money. If the person to whom the offer is made agrees, then the offer is considered to be …

    Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • 12 acceptance — A time draft that has been accepted for payment. See banker s acceptance. American Banker Glossary Contractual agreement instigated when the drawee of a time draft accepts the draft by writing the word accepted thereon. The drawee assumes… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 13 acceptance — The taking and receiving of anything in good part, and as it were a tacit agreement to a preceding act, which might have been defeated or avoided if such acceptance had not been made. The act of a person to whom a thing is offered or tendered by… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 14 acceptance — The taking and receiving of anything in good part, and as it were a tacit agreement to a preceding act, which might have been defeated or avoided if such acceptance had not been made. The act of a person to whom a thing is offered or tendered by… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 15 acceptance — [[t]ækse̱ptəns[/t]] acceptances 1) N VAR: usu with supp, oft poss N, N of n Acceptance of an offer or a proposal is the act of saying yes to it or agreeing to it. The Party is being degraded by its acceptance of secret donations... I sent them… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 acceptance — ac|cept|ance W3 [əkˈseptəns] n 1.) [U] when you officially agree to take something that you have been offered acceptance of ▪ the formal acceptance of an invitation ▪ He wrote a letter of acceptance (=a letter in which you agree to accept a job,… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 acceptance — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ complete, full, total, unconditional, wholehearted ▪ conditional, grudging, reluctant ▪ gradual …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 acceptance — ac|cep|tance [ ək septəns ] noun uncount ** 1. ) general agreement that something is true, reasonable, or cannot be changed: acceptance of: There is widespread acceptance of these principles. a society that valued the unquestioning acceptance of… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 acceptance */*/ — UK [əkˈseptəns] / US noun [uncountable] 1) general agreement that something is true, reasonable, or cannot be changed acceptance of: There is widespread acceptance of these principles. a society that valued the unquestioning acceptance of… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 acceptance — n. 1) blind acceptance (blind acceptance of dogma) 2) universal acceptance (to meet with universal acceptance) * * * [ək septəns] blind acceptance (blind acceptance of dogma) universal acceptance (to meet with universal acceptance) …

    Combinatory dictionary


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