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Definition of "acceptance" []

  • The act or process of accepting. (noun)
  • The state of being accepted or acceptable. (noun)
  • Favorable reception; approval. (noun)
  • Belief in something; agreement. (noun)
  • A formal indication by a debtor of willingness to pay a time draft or bill of exchange. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "acceptance" in a sentence
  • "This acceptance is the reformation essential to any revolution."
  • "She is at the stage which I call the acceptance barrier."
  • "That is what I call acceptance by the Irish members of this Bill ...."