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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ak-sep-tuh nt]
    • /ækˈsɛp tənt/
    • /əksˈeptənt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-sep-tuh nt]
    • /ækˈsɛp tənt/

Definitions of acceptant word

  • adjective acceptant receiving willingly; receptive 3
  • adjective acceptant readily accepting; receptive 3
  • adjective acceptant willingly or readily accepting or receiving; receptive. 1
  • noun acceptant Willingly accepting. 1
  • noun acceptant One who accepts something. 0
  • adjective acceptant accepting; receiving. 0

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Origin of acceptant

First appearance:

before 1590
One of the 37% oldest English words
First recorded in 1590-1600; accept + -ant

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Parts of speech for Acceptant


acceptant popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 69% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

acceptant usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for acceptant

adj acceptant

  • amenable — If you are amenable to something, you are willing to do it or accept it.
  • open — not closed or barred at the time, as a doorway by a door, a window by a sash, or a gateway by a gate: to leave the windows open at night.
  • open-minded — having or showing a mind receptive to new ideas or arguments.
  • accepting — amenable; open: She was always more accepting of coaching suggestions than her teammates.
  • acceptive — ready or willing to accept

adjective acceptant

  • receptive — having the quality of receiving, taking in, or admitting.

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