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Definition 1: the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception - [noun denoting act]

Samples where acceptation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • its adoption by society
  • the proposal found wide acceptance

Synonyms for acceptation in the sense of this definition

(acceptation is a kind of ...) the formal act of approving

"he gave the project his blessing" "his decision merited the approval of any sensible person"

(... is a kind of acceptation ) a close affectionate and protective acceptance

"his willing embrace of new ideas" "in the bosom of the family"

Definition 2: the accepted meaning of a word - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for acceptation in the sense of this definition

(acceptation is a kind of ...) the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted

"the dictionary gave several senses for the word" "in the best sense charity is really a duty" "the signifier is linked to the signified"

Definition 3: acceptance as true or valid - [noun denoting state]

(acceptation is a kind of ...) the state of being acceptable and accepted

"torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club"

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