noun ac·cep·tance \ik-ˈsep-tən(t)s, ak-\

: the act of accepting something or someone

: the quality or state of being accepted or acceptable

Full Definition of ACCEPTANCE

:  an agreeing either expressly or by conduct to the act or offer of another so that a contract is concluded and the parties become legally bound
:  the quality or state of being accepted or acceptable
:  the act of accepting :  the fact of being accepted :  approval
a :  the act of accepting a time draft or bill of exchange for payment when due according to the specified terms
b :  an accepted draft or bill of exchange
:  acceptation 2

Examples of ACCEPTANCE

  1. her acceptance into the club
  2. The university has sent me a letter of acceptance.
  3. He delivered an acceptance speech after he was chosen as the party's presidential nominee.

First Known Use of ACCEPTANCE

May 27, 2015
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a vigorous reprimand or warning
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