- n the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true
acceptance of Newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years
- n the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception
the proposal found wide acceptance
- n the state of being acceptable and accepted
torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club
- n (contract law) words signifying consent to the terms of an offer (thereby creating a contract)
- n banking: a time draft drawn on and accepted by a bank
- n a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations
- n the act of taking something that is offered
her acceptance of the gift encouraged him
he anticipated their acceptance of his offer
- It took a decade of research for the term acceptance and commitment therapy to first show up in a scientific paper, in 1991.
- John McCain summed up his personal virtues, but PTI's political columnist thinks the acceptance speech felt flat.
- Eight years after the terrorist attacks on 911, Muslim Americans -- particularly Muslim-American women -- continue to face battles in their struggle for acceptance.
- Gen Peter Pace in Washington Post
But Pace told the newspaper "As an individual, I would not want (acceptance of gay behavior) to be our policy, just like I would not want it to be our policy that if we were to find out that so-and-so was sleeping with somebody else's wife, that we...
- Ricky Martin in The Money Times
I am proud to say that I am a fortunate homosexual man. I am very blessed to be who I am,Martin stated on his website. "These years in silence and reflection made me stronger and reminded me that acceptance has to come from within, and...
- Billy Martin in San Jose Mercury News
From the beginning, Mr. Vick has accepted responsibility for his actions, and his self-surrender further demonstrates that acceptance,Martin said in a statement. "Michael wants to again apologize to everyone who has been hurt in this...