acception

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English[edit]

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From Latin acceptiō (acceptance); synchronically analyzable as accept +‎ -tion. Cognate with French acception.

Noun[edit]

acception (plural acceptions)

  1. (obsolete) acceptation; the received meaning.
    • (Can we date this quote?), Fuller, (Please provide the book title or journal name):
      Here the word "baron" is not to be taken in that restrictive sense to which the modern acception hath confined it.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin acceptiō

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Noun[edit]

acception f (plural acceptions)

  1. meaning, sense (of a word), acceptation

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