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Definition of the noun Acception

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  1. [obsolete] acceptation; the received meaning.

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Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1910)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information

The meetings were entitled the “ Acception,” and the members of the lodge were called Accepted Masons, being those so accepted and initiated, the term never otherwise being met with in the' Records. An additional fee had to be paid by a ...

Google previewPhilologia Anglicana: or, a Philological and synonymical dictionary of the English language; in which the words are deduced from their originals-their sense defined-and the same illustrated and supported by proper examples and notes, critical and explanatory. [“A-Adornment” only.] (1806)

by Benjamin DAWSON (Rector of Burgh, Suffolk.)

Proper acception of this word.] That is proper taking of this word, or, proper sense in which it is to be taken.' '' Its tillfi'ereht acceptions.] That is, the different senses in which it may be taken, or, the different things—the different objects (as. house, ...

Google previewA dictionary of the english language... (1766)

to which is prefixed, a Grammar of the English Language by Samuel Johnson

[acception, Fr. from acceptio, Lat.] The received sense of a word ; the meaning. Hammnd. ACCE'SS. /. [accept, Lat. arm, Fr.]. 1. The way by which any thing may be approached. Hammond. 2. The means, or liberty of approaching either to things ...

Google previewCultures, Ideologies, and the Dictionary (1995)

Studies in Honor of Ladislav Zgusta by Braj B. Kachru, Henry Kahane

dans l'acception la moins commune d'idiome en français“, et moins en vertu de nécessités dialogiques5° que comme indice professionnel ...

Google previewGarner's Dictionary of Legal Usage (2011)

by Bryan A. Garner

acceptance; ✳acceptancy; acceptation; ✳acception. Acceptance corresponds to the active sense of the verb (to accept); acceptation corresponds to the passive sense (to be accepted). Acceptance = the act of accepting; specif., the ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language (1887)

To which is Prefixed, a Dissertation on the Origin of the Scottish Language by John Jamieson

acception, an acception; also, a respect or distinction of persons in judgment; Cotgr. ACCIDENTIS, AOCIDENCE, s. pl. Money on hand, sums that have come dropping in day by day; occasional income: generally used in the pl.

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