acceptation

Definitions of acceptation
  1. noun
    acceptance as true or valid
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    type of:
    acceptance
    the state of being acceptable and accepted
  2. noun
    the accepted meaning of a word
    synonyms: word meaning, word sense
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    type of:
    sense, signified
    the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted
  3. noun
    the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception
    synonyms: acceptance, adoption, espousal
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    types:
    bosom, embrace
    a close affectionate and protective acceptance
    type of:
    approval, approving, blessing
    the formal act of approving
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