We have put together a list of words that are similar to ACCEPTATION.

10 Alternative Words Similar to acceptation

1 Adoption Noun      Synonym Words Like Adoption
2 Acceptance Noun      Synonym Words Like Acceptance
3 Espousal Noun      Synonym Words Like Espousal
4 Approval Noun      Synonym Words Like Approval
5 Approving Noun      Synonym Words Like Approving
6 Blessing Noun      Synonym Words Like Blessing
7 Sense Noun      Synonym Words Like Sense
8 Signified Noun      Synonym Words Like Signified
9 Bosom Noun      Hyponym Words Like Bosom
10 Embrace Noun      Hyponym Words Like Embrace

2 examples of acceptation

1 term is to be used according to its usual acceptation
2 the proposal found wide acceptance

10 definitions of acceptation

1 Acceptance; reception; favorable reception or regard; state of being acceptable.
2 The meaning in which a word or expression is understood, or generally received.
3 acceptance as true or valid
4 the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception
5 the accepted meaning of a word
6 The usual or accepted meaning, as of a word or expression. See Synonyms at meaning.
7 Favorable reception; approval.
8 The act of accepting or receiving; reception; acceptance: as, the acceptation of a trust.
9 The state of being accepted or acceptable; favorable regard; hence, credence; belief.
10 The meaning or sense in which a word or statement is taken or understood: as, this term is to be understood in its usual acceptation.
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