[ak-sep-tuh ns] /ækˈsɛp təns/
the act of taking or receiving something offered.
favorable reception; approval; favor.
the act of assenting or believing:
acceptance of a theory.
the fact or state of being or .
the act of accepting or the state of being accepted or acceptable
favourable reception; approval
(often foll by of) belief (in) or assent (to)
(pl) (Austral & NZ) a list of horses accepted as starters in a race
(contract law) words or conduct by which a person signifies his assent to the terms and conditions of an offer or agreement
1570s, from Middle French acceptance, from accepter (see accept). Earlier in same sense was acceptation (late 14c.).
[ak-ses-uh-buh l] /ækˈsɛs ə bəl/ adjective 1. easy to approach, reach, enter, speak with, or use. 2. that can be used, entered, reached, etc.: an accessible road; accessible ruins. 3. obtainable; attainable: accessible evidence. 4. open to the influence of (usually followed by to): accessible to bribery. /əkˈsɛsəbəl/ adjective 1. easy to approach, enter, use, […]
[ak-sesh-uh n] /ækˈsɛʃ ən/ noun 1. the act of coming into the possession of a right, title, office, etc.: accession to the throne. 2. an increase by something added: an accession of territory. 3. something added: a list of accessions to the college library. 4. Law. addition to property by growth or improvement. 5. consent; […]
[ak-si-den-tl] /ˌæk sɪˈdɛn tl/ adjective 1. happening by chance or ; not planned; unexpected: an accidental meeting. 2. nonessential; incidental; subsidiary: accidental benefits. 3. Music. relating to or indicating sharps, flats, or naturals. noun 4. a nonessential or subsidiary circumstance, characteristic, or feature. 5. Music. a sign placed before a note indicating a chromatic alteration […]
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/ˌnɒnæksɪˈdɛntəl/ noun 1. (social welfare) damage, such as a bruise, burn, or fracture, deliberately inflicted on a child or an old person NAI See also child abuse