acceptation - definitions and synonyms

acceptation noun

  1. English Meaning: 

    : acceptance as true or valid

  2. English Meaning: 

    : the accepted meaning of a word

    Synonyms:

    word meaning / word sense
  3. English Meaning: 

    : the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception

    Example Sentenses:

    • its adoption by society

    • the proposal found wide acceptance

    Synonyms:

    acceptance / adoption / espousal