acceptance - definitions and synonyms

acceptance noun

  1. English Meaning: 

    : the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true

    Example Sentenses:

    • acceptance of Newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years

    • he gave credence to the gossip

    Synonyms:

    credence
  2. English Meaning: 

    : the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception

    Example Sentenses:

    • the proposal found wide acceptance

    • its adoption by society

    Synonyms:

    acceptation / adoption / espousal
  3. English Meaning: 

    : the state of being acceptable and accepted

    Example Sentenses:

    • torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club

  4. English Meaning: 

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

  5. English Meaning: 

    : banking: a time draft drawn on and accepted by a bank

  6. English Meaning: 

    : a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations

    Example Sentenses:

    • all people should practice toleration and live together in peace

    Synonyms:

    sufferance / toleration
  7. English Meaning: 

    : the act of taking something that is offered

    Example Sentenses:

    • her acceptance of the gift encouraged him

    • he anticipated their acceptance of his offer