Keywords: acceptance, resignation, acceptability, accept, acceptable

Sign Definition

As a Noun

  1. The taking of something you have been offered; the agreement to an idea or the decision to follow advice. English = acceptance.
  2. The process of no longer complaining about a difficult or unpleasant situation because you get used to it and because you recognise that it cannot be changed. English = acceptance, resignation.
  3. The quality of being generally approved of and allowed to happen. English = acceptability.

As a Verb or Adjective

  1. To say yes to something that has been offered and agree to take it; to follow someone's advice or suggestion and agree to do what they say; to admit you are responsible for something. English = accept.
  2. To no longer complain about a difficult or unpleasant situation because you get used to it and because you recognise that it cannot be changed. English = accept, resign yourself to.
  3. To be generally approved of and allowed to happen. English = (be) acceptable.

Interactive

  1. Used alone to sympathise with the troubles of your addressee and show you know they are powerless to change the circumstances. English = 'What can you do!', 'That's life!', 'There's no point crying over spilt milk!' and so on.