implied acceptance


implied acceptance
An undertaking to pay the draft inferred from acts of the drawee of a character which fairly warrant such an inference. In case of a bilateral contract, "acceptance" of an offer need not be expressed, but may be shown by any words or acts indicating the offeree's assent to the proposed bargain.
See also acceptance

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • implied acceptance — An acceptance understood from acts and cirpumstances where not expressly stated. The acceptance of an offer implied from acts or conduct, including performance by the offeree of his undertaking. Cole McIntyre Norfleet Co. v Holloway, 141 Tenn 679 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • implied — im·plied /im plīd/ adj: not directly or specifically made known (as in the terms of a contract); specif: recognized (as by a court) as existing by reason of an inference and esp. on legal or equitable grounds for breach of implied covenants in… …   Law dictionary

  • acceptance — I noun accedence, acceptio, accession, accordance, acknowledgment, acquiescence, adoption, agreement, allowance, approbation, approval, assent, assurance, compliance, comprobatio, concordance, consent, endorsement, ratification, receipt,… …   Law dictionary

  • acceptance, implied — n. An agreement that is implied from a person’s words and deeds rather than from explicit acceptance of the offer. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • acceptance — [ak sep′təns, əksep′təns] n. 1. an accepting or being accepted 2. approving reception; approval; acceptability 3. belief in; assent 4. a draft or bill of exchange that has been accepted for payment: cf. BANKER S ACCEPTANCE, TRADE ACCEPTANCE 5.… …   English World dictionary

  • Implied warranty — Contract law Part o …   Wikipedia

  • acceptance — The taking and receiving of anything in good part, and as it were a tacit agreement to a preceding act, which might have been defeated or avoided if such acceptance had not been made. The act of a person to whom a thing is offered or tendered by… …   Black's law dictionary

  • acceptance — The taking and receiving of anything in good part, and as it were a tacit agreement to a preceding act, which might have been defeated or avoided if such acceptance had not been made. The act of a person to whom a thing is offered or tendered by… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Implied in fact contract — In United States law, an implied in fact contract (a form of implied contract) is a contract agreed by non verbal conduct, rather than by explicit words. The scotus link defined this in its decision Baltimore Ohio R. Co. v. United States , 261… …   Wikipedia

  • acceptance — The actual or implied receipt and retention of thin which is tendered or offered. A receipt alone does not amount to all acceptance, but anything done by the receiptor as owner is evidence of all acceptance. Patterson & Holden v Sargent, 83 Vt… …   Ballentine's law dictionary


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