ac·​cep·​tive ak-ˈsep-tiv How to pronounce acceptive (audio)

Word History


accept + -ive

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of acceptive was in the 15th century

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“Acceptive.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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