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Definition of Acceptance

Acceptance

  1. 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.
  2. State of being accepted; acceptableness.
  3. 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.
  4. The bill itself when accepted.
  5. 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.
  6. An agreeing to the action of another, by some act which binds the person in law.
  7. Meaning; acceptation.

Acceptance Quotations

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.
Melody Beattie

The art of acceptance is the art of making someone who has just done you a small favor wish that he might have done you a greater one.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance.
Brian Tracy

The keys to patience are acceptance and faith. Accept things as they are, and look realistically at the world around you. Have faith in yourself and in the direction you have chosen.
Ralph Marston

The fact that the adult American Negro female emerges a formidable character is often met with amazement, distaste and even belligerance. It is seldom accepted as an inevitable outcome of the struggle won by survivors, and deserves respect if not enthusiastic acceptance.
Maya Angelou
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Acceptance Translations

acceptance in Afrikaans is aanvaarding
acceptance in Dutch is aanvaarding, aanneming, onthaal
acceptance in French is supposition, acceptation, accueil
acceptance in German is Annahme {f}, Akzeptanz {f}, Akzept, Abnahme {f}
acceptance in Italian is accoglienza, decrescenza, accettazione
acceptance in Norwegian is godtagelse
acceptance in Swedish is accept, accepterande, antagande

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