- an engagement to pay an order, draft, or bill of exchange when it becomes due, as by the person on whom it is drawn.
- an order, draft, etc., that a person or bank has accepted as calling for payment and has thus promised to pay.
- acceptance race,
- acceptance region,
Origin of acceptance
Examples from the Web for acceptance
And the capital city is a veritable utopia of acceptance and integration.
A better taxonomy would break us up by words like Acceptance, Partial Denial, and Total Denial.
In your acceptance speech at the National Book Awards, you said, “War is too strange to be processed alone.”
For the first time since I put my acceptance letter in the mail, I woke up this morning ashamed of my alma mater.
Removing distinctions like “plus-size” would get her and millions of other women closer to that level of acceptance.
May I—just for the next few days—beg your acceptance of this bauble?What a Man Wills|Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
I exclaimed vaguely, recollecting the acceptance of Mrs. Shand's invitation about a week previously.The Sign of Silence|William Le Queux
"I shall have my turn as we return to Rome," said Lucrezia; and I bowed to her as if in acceptance of her promise.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete|Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
But since my last talk with you I've reconsidered, I've telephoned my acceptance.Why Marry?|Jesse Lynch Williams
Personally we are strongly inclined to the acceptance of this third theory.What a Young Husband Ought to Know|Sylvanus Stall
- a formal agreement by a debtor to pay a draft, bill, etc
- the document so acceptedCompare bank acceptance
1570s, from Middle French acceptance, from accepter (see accept). Earlier in same sense was acceptation (late 14c.).