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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

Happiness can exist only in acceptance. - George Orwell
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
George Orwell

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

The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.
Nathaniel Branden

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 five stages - denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance - are a part of the framework that makes up our learning to live with the one we lost. They are tools to help us frame and identify what we may be feeling. But they are not stops on some linear timeline in grief.
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
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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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