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1. Kind reception a receiving with favor or approbation.

This is a saying worthy of all acceptation. 1 Timothy 1 .

2. A state of being acceptable favorable regard.

Some things are of great dignity and acceptation with God

But in this sense acceptableness is more generally used.

3. the meaning or sense in which a word or expression is understood, or generally received as a term is to be used according to its usual acceptation.
4. Reception in general. Obs.

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Entry for 'Acceptation'. King James Dictionary.

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