Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Fit for acceptance.
  • adj. Ready to accept.
  • adj. Receptive.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Fit for acceptance.
  • adj. Ready to accept.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Ready to accept.
  • Fitting; appropriate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. accepting willingly
  • adj. inclined to accept rather than reject

Etymologies

accept +‎ -ive (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I'm not a Republican but I simply I can't believe that the majority of those who are can feel "acceptive" of what's going on with their Party.

    Administration critics slam civilian trials for 9/11 suspects

  • I did make this around two years back, and must say my taste buds had become much acceptive towards them!

    Ambya Upkari - Mango Curry

  • These countries were recently added to the European Union, which generally has been very acceptive of equal rights for LGBT folks far ahead of the United States.

    Archive 2006-01-01

  • I like how Nowrasteh refers to himself as “Persian.” His wingnut base probably wouldn’t be as acceptive of him if he called himself Iranian, which is what he is.

    Think Progress » Writer of ABC’s 9/11 ‘Docudrama’ Is Avowed Conservative Activist

  • Away, thou soul, (let me pick thee out singly, reader dear, and talk in perfect freedom, negligently, confidentially,) for one day and night at least, returning to the naked source-life of us all—to the breast of the great silent savage all-acceptive Mother.

    An Early Summer Reveille. Specimen Days

  • Mrs. McKay rapidly reads it as Uncle Jack is bestowing bags and bundles in the omnibus and feeing the acceptive porter, who now rushes back to the boat in the nick of time.

    Starlight Ranch and Other Stories of Army Life on the Frontier

  • Adaptive Indian, Catholic Mexican, acceptive dragoon, one and all respected and believed in it.

    Marion's Faith.

  • My dear friend, your offers of help, and those of my other British friends, I think I fully appreciate, in the right spirit, welcome and acceptive -- leaving the matter altogether in your and their hands, and to your and their convenience, discretion, leisure, and nicety.

    Collect ; from Complete Poetry and Collected Prose

  • Away, thou soul, (let me pick thee out singly, reader dear, and talk in perfect freedom, negligently, confidentially,) for one day and night at least, returning to the naked source-life of us all -- to the breast of the great silent savage all-acceptive Mother.

    Specimen Days; from Complete Poetry and Collected Prose

  • "Jon may be acceptive of mediocre for his kids," Gosselin said.

    Phillies Zone

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