Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun acceptation

3 senses of acceptation

Sense 1
acceptation -- (acceptance as true or valid)
       => acceptance -- (the state of being acceptable and accepted; "torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club")

Sense 2
word meaning, word sense, acceptation -- (the accepted meaning of a word)
       => sense, signified -- (the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted; "the dictionary gave several senses for the word"; "in the best sense charity is really a duty"; "the signifier is linked to the signified")

Sense 3
adoption, acceptance, acceptation, espousal -- (the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception; "its adoption by society"; "the proposal found wide acceptance")
       => blessing, approval, approving -- (the formal act of approving; "he gave the project his blessing"; "his decision merited the approval of any sensible person")

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