- 1 [uncountable, countable] the act of accepting a gift, an invitation, an offer, etc. Please confirm your acceptance of this offer in writing. He made a short acceptance speech.
- 2[uncountable] the act of agreeing with something and approving of it The new laws have gained widespread acceptance.
- 3[uncountable] the process of allowing someone to join something or be a member of a group Your acceptance into the insurance plan is guaranteed. Social acceptance is important for most young people.
- 4[uncountable] willingness to accept an unpleasant or difficult situation acceptance of death/suffering