1. Kind reception; a receiving with favor or approbation.
This is a saying worthy of all acceptation. 1 Tim. 1.
2. A state of being acceptable; favorable regard.
Some things are of great dignity and acceptation with God
But in this sense acceptableness is more generally used.
3. the meaning or sense in which a word or expression is understood, or generally received; as a term is to be used according to its usual acceptation.
4. Reception in general. Obs.