HyperDic: acceptance

English > 7 senses of the word acceptance:
NOUNcognitionacceptance, credencethe mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true
actacceptance, adoption, acceptation, espousalthe act of accepting with approval
stateacceptancethe state of being acceptable and accepted
communicationacceptance(contract law) words signifying consent to the terms of an offer (thereby creating a contract)
possessionacceptance, banker's acceptance(banking) a time draft drawn on and accepted by a bank
attributeacceptance, toleration, sufferancea disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations
actacceptancethe act of taking something that is offered
acceptance > pronunciation
Soundsaekseh'ptahns; ahkseh'ptahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > acceptance: 7 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true.
Example "acceptance of Newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years"
Synonymcredence
NarrowerfatalismA submissive mental attitude resulting from acceptance of the doctrine that everything that happens is predetermined and inevitable
recognitionAn acceptance (as of a claim) as true and valid
Broaderattitude, mental attitudeA complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways / ways
Spanishaceptación, crédito
Catalanacceptació, aprovació, assentiment, crèdit
Verbsacceptconsider or hold as true
English > acceptance: 7 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of accepting with approval; favorable reception.
Example "the proposal found wide acceptance"
Synonymsadoption, acceptation, espousal
Narrowerembrace, bosomA close affectionate and protective acceptance
Broaderblessing, approval, approvingThe formal act of approving
Spanishaceptación, adopción
Catalanacceptació, adopció
Adjectivesacceptantaccepting willingly
Verbsacceptreact favorably to
English > acceptance: 7 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningThe state of being acceptable and accepted.
Example"torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club"
Narroweracceptationacceptance as true or valid
acquiescenceacceptance without protest
approval, favorable reception, favourable receptionacceptance as satisfactory
contentedness, contentThe state of being contented with your situation in life
recognition, acknowledgment, acknowledgementThe state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged
vogueA current state of general acceptance and use
welcomeThe state of being welcome
Broadersituation, state of affairsThe general state of things
OppositerejectionThe state of being rejected
Spanishaceptación
Catalanacceptació
Verbsacceptreact favorably to
English > acceptance: 7 senses > noun 4, communication
Meaning(contract law) words signifying consent to the terms of an offer (thereby creating a contract).
Categorycontract lawThat branch of jurisprudence that studies the rights and obligations of parties entering into contracts
Broaderassent, acquiescenceagreement with a statement or proposal to do something
Spanishaceptación
English > acceptance: 7 senses > noun 5, possession
Meaning(banking) a time draft drawn on and accepted by a bank.
Synonymbanker's acceptance
Broaderdraft, bill of exchange, order of paymentA document ordering the payment of money
Spanishautorización bancaria, pagaré
Catalanautorització bancària, pagaré
English > acceptance: 7 senses > noun 6, attribute
MeaningA disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations.
Synonymstoleration, sufferance
Narrowerself acceptanceAn acceptance of yourself as you are, warts and all
Broaderpermissiveness, toleranceA disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior
Spanishtolerancia
Adjectivesacceptantaccepting willingly
Verbsaccepttolerate or accommodate oneself to
English > acceptance: 7 senses > noun 7, act
MeaningThe act of taking something that is offered.
Examples
  • "her acceptance of the gift encouraged him"
  • "he anticipated their acceptance of his offer"
BroaderacquisitionThe act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something
Spanishaceptación
Catalanacceptació
Adjectivesacceptantaccepting willingly
Verbsacceptreceive willingly something given or offered

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