[ ak-sep-tiv ]
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  1. inclined to receive or accept; receptive: She was seldom acceptive of my suggestions.

  2. reasonably satisfactory; acceptable: an acceptive mode of transportation.

Origin of acceptive

1590–1600; accept + -ive, on the model of receptive

Words Nearby acceptive Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use acceptive in a sentence

  • Furthermore, I am an inceptive candidate and a susceptive candidate, and an acceptive candidate.