The action of consenting to receive or undertake something offered
the acceptance of an award
Refusal to accept, receive, or agree to something
US a letter accepting nomination as a political candidate, typically made public and containing an outline of the nominee's policies.
A speech given upon acceptance of an award, position of office, etc.
A trial which a new ship undergoes before being accepted into service; also in extended use; compare trial-trip; frequently in plural.
Life ‘accepted’ as a debt which must eventually be repaid; (hence, in extended allusive use) any milieu within which one is accepted or within which acceptance (of persons, new ideas, etc.) is important.
Undue partiality on personal grounds; favouritism.