Acceptance

All possible synonyms of the word Acceptance as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Acceptance

Definition

  • the act of taking something that is offered; "her acceptance of the gift encouraged him"; "he anticipated their acceptance of his offer"

Synonyms

  • acceptance

Hypernyms

  • acquisition: the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something; "the acquisition of wealth"; "the acquisition of one company by another"

Toleration, acceptance, sufferance

Definition

  • a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations; "all people should practice toleration and live together in peace"

Synonyms

  • toleration
  • acceptance
  • sufferance

Hypernyms

  • permissiveness, tolerance: a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior

Hyponyms

  • self acceptance: an acceptance of yourself as you are, warts and all

Acceptance, banker's acceptance

Definition

  • banking: a time draft drawn on and accepted by a bank

Synonyms

  • acceptance
  • banker's acceptance

Hypernyms

  • draft, bill of exchange, order of payment: a document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one person or bank on another

Acceptance

Definition

  • (contract law) words signifying consent to the terms of an offer (thereby creating a contract)

Synonyms

  • acceptance

Hypernyms

  • assent, acquiescence: agreement with a statement or proposal to do something; "he gave his assent eagerly"; "a murmur of acquiescence from the assembly"

Topic domains

  • contract law: that branch of jurisprudence that studies the rights and obligations of parties entering into contracts

Acceptance

Definition

  • the state of being acceptable and accepted; "torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club"

Synonyms

  • acceptance

Hypernyms

  • situation, state of affairs: the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time; "the present international situation is dangerous"; "wondered how such a state of affairs had come about"; "eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation"- Franklin D.Roosevelt

Hyponyms

  • vogue: a current state of general acceptance and use
  • recognition, acknowledgment, acknowledgement: the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged; "the partners were delighted with the recognition of their work"; "she seems to avoid much in the way of recognition or acknowledgement of feminist work prior to her own"
  • approval, favorable reception, favourable reception: acceptance as satisfactory; "he bought it on approval"
  • acceptation: acceptance as true or valid
  • contentedness, content: the state of being contented with your situation in life; "he relaxed in sleepy contentedness"; "they could read to their heart's content"
  • acquiescence: acceptance without protest
  • welcome: the state of being welcome; "don't outstay your welcome"

Adoption, acceptance, acceptation, espousal

Definition

  • the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception; "its adoption by society"; "the proposal found wide acceptance"

Synonyms

  • adoption
  • acceptance
  • acceptation
  • espousal

Hypernyms

  • blessing, approval, approving: the formal act of approving; "he gave the project his blessing"; "his decision merited the approval of any sensible person"

Hyponyms

  • embrace, bosom: a close affectionate and protective acceptance; "his willing embrace of new ideas"; "in the bosom of the family"

Credence, acceptance

Definition

  • 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"

Synonyms

  • credence
  • acceptance

Hypernyms

  • attitude, mental attitude: a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways; "he had the attitude that work was fun"

Hyponyms

  • fatalism: a submissive mental attitude resulting from acceptance of the doctrine that everything that happens is predetermined and inevitable
  • recognition: an acceptance (as of a claim) as true and valid; "the recognition of the Rio Grande as a boundary between Mexico and the United States"

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