the act of taking something that is offered
"her acceptance of the gift encouraged him"
"he anticipated their acceptance of his offer"
a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations
"all people should practice toleration and live together in peace"
banking: a time draft drawn on and accepted by a bank
- banker's acceptance
(contract law) words signifying consent to the terms of an offer (thereby creating a contract)
the state of being acceptable and accepted
"torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club"
the act of accepting with approval
"its adoption by society"
"the proposal found wide 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"