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- 1. credence, acceptance, attitude, mental attitude
- usage: the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true; "he gave credence to the gossip"; "acceptance of Newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years"
- 2. adoption, acceptance, acceptation, espousal, blessing, approval, approving
- usage: the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception; "its adoption by society"; "the proposal found wide acceptance"
- 3. acceptance, situation, state of affairs
- usage: the state of being acceptable and accepted; "torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club"
- 4. acceptance, assent, acquiescence
- usage: (contract law) words signifying consent to the terms of an offer (thereby creating a contract)
- 5. acceptance, banker's acceptance, draft, bill of exchange, order of payment
- usage: banking: a time draft drawn on and accepted by a bank
- 6. toleration, acceptance, sufferance, permissiveness, tolerance
- usage: a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations; "all people should practice toleration and live together in peace"
- 7. acceptance, acquisition
- usage: the act of taking something that is offered; "her acceptance of the gift encouraged him"; "he anticipated their acceptance of his offer"
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