Synonyms for acceptance

Synonyms for (noun) acceptance

Synonyms: acceptance

Definition: the act of taking something that is offered

Usage: her acceptance of the gift encouraged him; he anticipated their acceptance of his offer

Similar words: acquisition

Definition: the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something

Usage: the acquisition of wealth; the acquisition of one company by another


Synonyms: adoption, acceptance, acceptation, espousal

Definition: the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception

Usage: its adoption by society; the proposal found wide acceptance

Similar words: approval, approving, blessing

Definition: the formal act of approving

Usage: he gave the project his blessing; his decision merited the approval of any sensible person


Synonyms: toleration, sufferance, acceptance

Definition: a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations

Usage: all people should practice toleration and live together in peace

Similar words: permissiveness, tolerance

Definition: a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior


Synonyms: acceptance, credence

Definition: the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true

Usage: he gave credence to the gossip; acceptance of Newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years

Similar words: attitude, mental attitude

Definition: a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways

Usage: he had the attitude that work was fun


Synonyms: acceptance

Definition: (contract law) words signifying consent to the terms of an offer (thereby creating a contract)

Similar words: acquiescence, assent

Definition: agreement with a statement or proposal to do something

Usage: he gave his assent eagerly; a murmur of acquiescence from the assembly


Synonyms: banker's acceptance, acceptance

Definition: banking: a time draft drawn on and accepted by a bank

Similar words: bill of exchange, order of payment, draft

Definition: a document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one person or bank on another


Synonyms: acceptance

Definition: the state of being acceptable and accepted

Usage: torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club

Similar words: situation, state of affairs

Definition: the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time

Usage: the present international situation is dangerous; wondered how such a state of affairs had come about; eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation- Franklin D.Roosevelt