Acceptance of an offer or a proposal is the act of saying yes to it or agreeing to it.
The Party is being degraded by its ~ of secret donations...
...a letter of ~.
...his ~ speech for the Nobel Peace Prize.
N-VAR: usu with supp, oft poss N, N of n
If there is ~ of an idea, most people believe or agree that it is true.
...a theory that is steadily gaining ~...
There was a general ~ that the defence budget would shrink.
Your ~ of a situation, especially an unpleasant or difficult one, is an attitude or feeling that you cannot change it and that you must get used to it.
...his calm ~ of whatever comes his way.
N-UNCOUNT: usu N of n
Acceptance of someone into a group means beginning to think of them as part of the group and to act in a friendly way towards them.
...an effort to ensure that the disabled achieve real ~.