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acceptance   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 әkˋsєptәns 〕

Pronunciation

〔 әkˊseptәns 〕


Overview of noun acceptance

The noun acceptance has 7 senses


  • credence, acceptance -- (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")

  • adoption, acceptance, acceptation, espousal -- (the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception; "its adoption by society"; "the proposal found wide acceptance")

  • acceptance -- (the state of being acceptable and accepted; "torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club")

  • acceptance -- ((contract law) words signifying consent to the terms of an offer (thereby creating a contract))

  • acceptance, banker's acceptance -- (banking: a time draft drawn on and accepted by a bank)

  • toleration, acceptance, sufferance -- (a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations; "all people should practice toleration and live together in peace")

  • acceptance -- (the act of taking something that is offered; "her acceptance of the gift encouraged him"; "he anticipated their acceptance of his offer")