(n.) Acceptance; reception; favorable reception or regard; state of being acceptable.
(n.) The meaning in which a word or expression is understood, or generally received; as, term is to be used according to its usual acceptation.
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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Acceptation'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/a/acceptation.html. 1828.