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Meaning & Definition of Acceptance in English

English

Acceptance

/æksɛptəns/

noun

1. The mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true

  • "He gave credence to the gossip"
  • "Acceptance of newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years"
    synonym:
  • credence
  • ,
  • acceptance

2. The act of accepting with approval

  • Favorable reception
  • "Its adoption by society"
  • "The proposal found wide acceptance"
    synonym:
  • adoption
  • ,
  • acceptance
  • ,
  • acceptation
  • ,
  • espousal

3. The state of being acceptable and accepted

  • "Torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club"
    synonym:
  • acceptance

4. (contract law) words signifying consent to the terms of an offer (thereby creating a contract)

    synonym:
  • acceptance

5. Banking: a time draft drawn on and accepted by a bank

    synonym:
  • acceptance
  • ,
  • banker's acceptance

6. A disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations

  • "All people should practice toleration and live together in peace"
    synonym:
  • toleration
  • ,
  • acceptance
  • ,
  • sufferance

7. The act of taking something that is offered

  • "Her acceptance of the gift encouraged him"
  • "He anticipated their acceptance of his offer"
    synonym:
  • acceptance

Examples of using

His acceptance of the present was regarded as bribery.