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[ak-sep-tuh nt]
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  1. willingly or readily accepting or receiving; receptive.
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Origin of acceptant

First recorded in 1590–1600; accept + -ant
Related formsnon·ac·cept·ant, adjectiveun·ac·cept·ant, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • He awoke in the morning, acceptant of what he had done in the night.

    Cleo The Magnificent

    Louis Zangwill

  • Where the intrinsic value and acceptant capacity come together there is Effectual value, or wealth.

  • Where there is either no intrinsic value, or no acceptant capacity, there is no effectual value; that is to say, no wealth.

British Dictionary definitions for acceptant


  1. receiving willingly; receptive
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