Derivative of accept. From Latin acceptio (a receiving), accepting; compare with French acception.
- (obsolete) acceptation; the received meaning.
- Here the word "baron" is not to be taken in that restrictive sense to which the modern acception hath confined it. - Fuller.
- acception of persons
- acception of faces (Ecclesiastic), (Obsolete): favoritism; partiality. - Wyclif
Acception f. (plural Acceptions)
- one of the various listed meanings of a word in a dictionary
- sans acception de
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