Definition of acceptance
2 : the act of accepting something or someone : the fact of being accepted : approval acceptance of responsibility
3 law : 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
4a : the act of accepting a time draft or bill of exchange for payment when due according to the specified termsb : an accepted draft or bill of exchange
5 : acceptation 2
Examples of acceptance in a sentence
her acceptance into the club
The university has sent me a letter of acceptance.
He delivered an acceptance speech after he was chosen as the party's presidential nominee.
Origin and Etymology of acceptance
First Known Use: circa 1530
ACCEPTANCE Defined for Kids
Definition of acceptance for Students
1 : the act of accepting
2 : the quality or state of being accepted or acceptable
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