acceptance etymology

English word acceptance comes from Old French (842-ca. 1400) accepter (To accept.)

Detailed word origin of acceptance

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
accepter Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) To accept.
acceptance Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) (frm)
acceptance English (eng) (business, finance) An assent and engagement by the person on whom a bill of exchange is drawn, to pay it when due according to the terms of the acceptance; the bill of exchange itself when accepted.. (government, US) The act of an authorized representative of the government by which the government assents to ownership of existing and identified supplies, or approves specific services [...]

Words with the same origin as acceptance

Descendants of accepter
accept accepted