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Acception

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Acce'ption. [acception, Fr. from acceptio, Lat.] The received sense of a word; the meaning.

That this hath been esteemed the due and proper acception of this word, I shall testify by one evidence, which gave me the first hint of this notion. Hammond on Fundamentals.

Sources: Hammond, Henry (47)

Attributes: French (385) · Latin (690)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Acception." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: January 31, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=1484.


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