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Definition of the adjective acceptive

What does acceptive mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. inclined to accept rather than reject
  2. accepting willingly

Alternative definition of the adjective acceptive


  1. Fit for acceptance.
  2. [obsolete] Ready to accept.

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Google previewA Dictionary of Simplified Spelling (1915)

Based on the Publications of the United States Bureau of Education and the Rules of the American Philolgical Association and the Simplified Spelling Board by Frank H. Vizetelly

Acceptive . ac-ces'sl-blp, a. Accessible. ac-ces'slond8, pp. Accessioned. ac-clalm'a-blp, ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1898)

A Complete Encyclopaedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific and Technological by John Ogilvie

Acceptive t (ak-septiv), a. Ready to accept. The people generally are very acceptive and apt to applaud any meritable work. B. 9onson. Acceptor. See ACCEPTER.

Google previewCampbell's Psychiatric Dictionary (2004)

by Robert Jean Campbell

acceptive phase Copulatory phase; genital union.

Google previewA Critical Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1851)

Incorporating the Labours of Sheridan and Walker ... Also a Key to the Pronunciation of Classical and Scripture Proper Names by James Knowles

ACCEPTIVE, ak-sq>t-!v, a.

Google previewA popular and complete English dictionary (1848)

by John Boag

Acceptive, ak-stp'tlv . a. Ready to accept. Obs. Access, ak'sess, [L. ae for ad, and cessvs, come,] n. A corning to; near approach; admittance; admission; a*, to gain octets to a prince.

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1827)

by Samuel Johnson, John Walker

ACCEPTIVE, (qk-Sep-tiv) a. accept. ACCESS, (ak-sess, ok'-sess or, #1-sess') m. a. The way by which anything may be approached; the means or , liberty of apProaching ; encrease; enlargement; ad. dition. ACCESSARILY, (qk"-ses-sq-re- le) ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1847)

Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)

Acceptive, ab- septiv, s.

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1849)

Embracing All Terms Used in Art, Science, and Literature by John Craig (Lexicographer)

AccEPTIve, ab-sep'tiv, s. Ready to accept. Access, ak-ses' ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3C3E1P3T1I1V4E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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