Definition for AC-CEPT-A'TION


  1. Kind reception; a receiving, with favor or approbation. This is a saying worthy of all acceptation. 1 Tim. i.
  2. A state of being acceptable; favorable regard. Some things are of great dignity and acceptation with God. – Hooker. But in this sense acceptableness is more generally used.
  3. The meaning or sense in which a word or expression is understood, or generally received; as, term is to be used according to its usual acceptation.
  4. Reception in general. [Obs.]

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