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    acceptance

    acceptance - Dictionary definition and meaning for word acceptance

    Definition
    (noun) the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true
    Synonyms : credence
    Example Sentence
    • he gave credence to the gossip
    • acceptance of Newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years
    Definition
    (noun) the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception
    Synonyms : acceptation , adoption , espousal
    Example Sentence
    • its adoption by society
    • the proposal found wide acceptance
    Definition
    (noun) the state of being acceptable and accepted
    Example Sentence
    • torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club
    Definition
    (noun) (contract law) words signifying consent to the terms of an offer (thereby creating a contract) Definition
    (noun) banking: a time draft drawn on and accepted by a bank
    Synonyms : banker's acceptance
    Definition
    (noun) a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations
    Synonyms : sufferance , toleration
    Example Sentence
    • all people should practice toleration and live together in peace
    Definition
    (noun) the act of taking something that is offered
    Example Sentence
    • her acceptance of the gift encouraged him
    • he anticipated their acceptance of his offer
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