First attested in 1574. From Middle French acceptance, from Old French accepter (“accept”). Equivalent to accept + -ance.
Acceptance Sentence Examples
Apparently her calm acceptance encouraged him to continue.
Voluntary acceptance of shared practices is not a surrender of autonomy.
Without pledging ourselves to the acceptance of all its details - some of which, as is only natural, cannot be sustained with our present knowledge - it is certainly not too much to say that Merrem's merits are almost incomparably superior to those of any of his predecessors.
This theory has advanced from the position of a disparaged heresy to acceptance by leading thinkers.
In particular, his acceptance of the crown would have guaranteed his followers, under the act of Henry VII., from liability in the future to the charge of high treason for having given allegiance to himself as a de facto king.