Definitions for acceptance
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word acceptance.
the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true
"he gave credence to the gossip"; "acceptance of Newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years"
adoption, acceptance, acceptation, espousalnoun
the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception
"its adoption by society"; "the proposal found wide acceptance"
the state of being acceptable and accepted
"torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club"
(contract law) words signifying consent to the terms of an offer (thereby creating a contract)
acceptance, banker's acceptancenoun
banking: a time draft drawn on and accepted by a bank
toleration, acceptance, sufferancenoun
a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations
"all people should practice toleration and live together in peace"
the act of taking something that is offered
"her acceptance of the gift encouraged him"; "he anticipated their acceptance of his offer"
The act of accepting; a receiving of something offered, with approbation, satisfaction, or acquiescence; especially, favorable reception; approval
the acceptance of a gift, office, doctrine, etc.
Belief in something; agreement; assent.
State of being accepted.
An assent and engagement by the person on whom a bill of exchange is drawn, to pay it when due according to the terms of the acceptance.
The bill of exchange itself when accepted.
An agreeing to terms or proposals by which a bargain is concluded and the parties are bound; the reception or taking of a thing bought as that for which it was bought, or as that agreed to be delivered, or the taking possession as owner.
An agreeing to the action of another, by some act which binds the person in law.
The act of an authorized representative of the Government by which the Government assents to ownership by it of existing and identified supplies, or approves specific services rendered, as partial or complete performance of a contract.
The usual or accepted meaning of a word or expression.
A list of horses accepted as starters in a race.
Etymology: * First attested in 1574.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
in law. The receiving of a rent, whereby the giver binds himself, for ever, to allow a former fact done by another, whether it be in itself good or not. John Cowell
Etymology: acceptance, Fr.
By that acceptance of his sovereignty, they also accepted of his laws; why then should any other laws be now used amongst them? Edmund Spenser, State of Ireland.
If he tells us his noble deeds, we must also tell him our noble acceptance of them. William Shakespeare, Coriolanus.
Some men cannot be fools with so good acceptance as others. Robert South, Sermons.
Thus I imbolden’d spake, and freedom us’d
Permissive, and acceptance found. Par. Lost, b. viii. l. 435.
That pleasure is man’s chiefest good, because indeed it is the perception of good that is properly pleasure, is an assertion most certainly true, though, under the common acceptance of it, not only false but odious: for, according to this, pleasure and sensuality pass for terms equivalent; and therefore he, who takes it in this sense, alters the subject of the discourse. South.
Acceptance in human psychology is a person's assent to the reality of a situation, recognizing a process or condition (often a negative or uncomfortable situation) without attempting to change it or protest it. The concept is close in meaning to acquiescence, derived from the Latin acquiēscere (to find rest in).
Acceptance is the act or process of recognizing, approving, or allowing something. It can also refer to the willingness to tolerate or accommodate a circumstance, situation, or thing without attempting to change it or protest. In psychology, acceptance refers to an individual's agreement to the reality of a situation or condition without attempting to change it or protest against it. In contract law, it describes the agreement of an offer, resulting in a contract.
Acceptance refers to the act of receiving, agreeing with, or approving something or someone. It is the recognition and willingness to respect and acknowledge differences, beliefs, or circumstances. Acceptance can also refer to the belief or acceptance that a statement or proposition is valid or factually correct. In the context of a legal contract, acceptance is the consent to its terms.
Acceptance is the act or process of consenting to, recognizing, or agreeing with something, such as an idea, proposal, or condition. It can also refer to the approval, favor, or positive reception towards something or someone. In the context of psychology, acceptance refers to the acknowledgement and tolerance of one's own or others' feelings, experiences, or reality without any attempt to change or deny them.
Acceptance is the action or process of being received as adequate, suitable, or valid, often requiring approval or consenting to certain conditions. It can also refer to the positive reception or belief in something or someone, as well as the willingness to tolerate or embrace different situations, beliefs, or behaviors.
Acceptance is a term referring to the act of agreeing, approving, or receiving something willingly, often in referenced to an idea, proposal, condition or situation. It also refers to an affirmative response or positive action showing consent or recognition. In psychology, it conveys embracing reality and acknowledging personal experiences without attempting to change or deny them. In social context, acceptance often denotes respect and tolerance towards differences, including diverse backgrounds or perspectives.
Acceptance is the act of agreeing with, acknowledging, or receiving something such as a proposal, concept, condition, or situation, usually in a positive or satisfactory manner. It can also refer to the state of being recognized and welcomed, or of tolerating or understanding different viewpoints, standards, or beliefs.
Acceptance is the action of consenting or agreeing to something, receiving or undertaking something offered, or acknowledging and tolerating different opinions, behaviors or realities. It can also refer to the feeling of being welcomed or included. It's a psychological state describing a person's assent to the reality of a situation or condition without attempting to change it, protest or escape. In legal context, it can refer to the agreement by the person receiving an offer to the terms of the offer.
the act of accepting; a receiving what is offered, with approbation, satisfaction, or acquiescence; esp., favorable reception; approval; as, the acceptance of a gift, office, doctrine, etc
state of being accepted; acceptableness
an assent and engagement by the person on whom a bill of exchange is drawn, to pay it when due according to the terms of the acceptance
the bill itself when accepted
an agreeing to terms or proposals by which a bargain is concluded and the parties are bound; the reception or taking of a thing bought as that for which it was bought, or as that agreed to be delivered, or the taking possession as owner
an agreeing to the action of another, by some act which binds the person in law
Acceptance in human psychology is a person's assent to the reality of a situation, recognizing a process or condition without attempting to change it, protest, or exit. The concept is close in meaning to 'acquiescence', derived from the Latin 'acquiēscere'. Acceptance is fundamental to the core dogma of most Abrahamic religions, the word "Islam" can be translated as "acceptance", "surrender" or "voluntary submission" and Christianity is based upon the "acceptance" of Jesus of Nazareth as the "Christ" and could be compared to some Eastern religious concepts such as Buddhist mindfulness. Religions and psychological treatments often suggest the path of acceptance when a situation is both disliked and unchangeable, or when change may be possible only at great cost or risk. Acceptance may imply only a lack of outward, behavioral attempts at possible change, but the word is also used more specifically for a felt or hypothesized cognitive or emotional state.
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Rank popularity for the word 'acceptance' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3579
Rank popularity for the word 'acceptance' in Nouns Frequency: #1473
The numerical value of acceptance in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of acceptance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
It’s conditional acceptance, people will make conditional acceptance of people who mirror them in some ways and not others.
I've generally been pessimistic, but I'm a bit more optimistic now that it got mentioned in the president's acceptance speech - at least that it will be a priority of the administration.
There's an acceptance that the UK government is determined to have a system in place to catch those who are not behaving as they should, although I don't think anyone welcomes regulation, there's an acceptance this will almost certainly happen, and we're getting useful conversations as to how this will take place.
Prior to this ban, Delta’s strict acceptance policy called for absolute compliance with all government regulations regarding protected species, delta will also review acceptance policies of other hunting trophies with appropriate government agencies and other organizations supporting legal shipments.
There needs to be a united response to the question of migration. We cannot allow the Mediterranean to become a vast cemetery, the boats landing daily on the shores of Europe are filled with men and women who need acceptance and assistance.
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- акцептиране, приемане, съгласиеBulgarian
- Vertrag, Annahme, AkzeptanzGerman
- heakskiitmine, nõusolekEstonian
- przyjęcie, akceptacjaPolish
- aceite, aceitaçãoPortuguese
- primire, accepție, acceptare, acceptanțăRomanian
- одобрение, договор, получение, признание, принятие, акцептRussian
- pagsang-ayon, pagtanggapTagalog
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