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Another word for acceptation

  1. That which is signified by a word or expression

      1. An amount, as of goods, services, or money, considered to be a fair and suitable equivalent for something else; a fair price or return.
      2. Monetary or material worth:
      3. Worth in usefulness or importance to the possessor; utility or merit:
      1. Meaning or significance, especially of a word.
      2. The action or process of signifying:
      1. The state or quality of being significant:
      2. A meaning that is expressed or implied:
      1. Any of the faculties by which stimuli from outside or inside the body are received and felt, as the faculties of hearing, sight, smell, touch, taste, and equilibrium.
      2. A perception or feeling produced by a stimulus; sensation:
      3. The faculties of sensation as means of providing physical gratification and pleasure.
      1. To have or present the often false appearance of being or intending; claim or profess:
      2. Meaning that is presented, intended, or implied; import.
      3. Intention; purpose:
      1. A usually short communication transmitted by words, signals, or other means from one person, station, or group to another:
      2. The substance of such a communication; the point or points conveyed:
      3. A statement made or read before a gathering:
      1. The denotation, referent, or idea associated with a word or phrase:
      2. Something that is conveyed or intended, especially by language; sense or significance:
      3. An interpreted goal, intent, or end:
      1. Something that is intended; an aim or purpose.
      2. The state of mind necessary for an act to constitute a crime.
      3. Firmly fixed; concentrated:
      1. To bring or carry in from an outside source, especially to bring in (goods or materials) from a foreign country for trade or sale.
      2. To receive (data) into one program from another.
      3. To carry or hold the meaning of; signify:
      1. The act of denoting; indication.
      2. Something, such as a sign or symbol, that denotes.
      3. Something signified or referred to; a particular meaning of a symbol.
      1. The act or process of connoting.
      2. An idea or meaning suggested by or associated with a word or thing:
      3. The set of associations implied by a word in addition to its literal meaning.
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