Synonyms for acceptation

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ak-sep-tey-shuh n
Phonetic Transcription : ˌæk sɛpˈteɪ ʃən

Définition of acceptation

  • noun accepted meaning
Example sentences :
  • It is also, in the present acceptation of the word, improper.
  • Extract from : « Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II » by Francis Augustus Cox
  • In its common, or generally received, acceptation, it implies two things.
  • Extract from : « The Politician Out-Witted » by Samuel Low
  • It is a maxim worthy of all acceptation that a man may have that allowance he takes.
  • Extract from : « Essays, First Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Yet, love, mere love, is beautiful indeed And worthy of acceptation.
  • Extract from : « Sonnets from the Portuguese » by Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
  • This decree of the Senate was submitted to the acceptation of the French people.
  • Extract from : « Hortense, Makers of History Series » by John S. C. Abbott
  • It is good news, worthy of all acceptation; and yet not too good to be true.
  • Extract from : « Familiar Quotations » by John Bartlett
  • It is the negation of contract and the acceptation of status.
  • Extract from : « Hilaire Belloc » by C. Creighton Mandell
  • If it is 'worthy of all acceptation,' it is worthy of your acceptation.
  • Extract from : « Expositions of Holy Scripture » by Alexander Maclaren
  • How does anxious in this acceptation differ from both eager and earnest?
  • Extract from : « English Synonyms and Antonyms » by James Champlin Fernald
  • The acceptation enabled him to look at the link with more equanimity.
  • Extract from : « Paths of Judgement » by Anne Douglas Sedgwick

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