Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Acceptation.
  • noun The act of favoring unequally; preference.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Acceptation; the received meaning.
  • noun (Eccl.), [Obs.] favoritism; partiality.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete acceptation; the received meaning.

Etymologies

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Derivative of accept. From Latin acceptio (a receiving), accepting; compare with French acception.

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