AcceptionAc*cep"tion\, n. [L. acceptio a receiving, accepting: cf. F. acception.] Acceptation; the received meaning. [Obs.] Here the word "baron" is not to be taken in that restrictive sense to which the modern acception hath confined it. --Fuller. Acception of persons or faces (Eccl.), favoritism; partiality. [Obs.] --Wyclif.