acceptance of offer
A fundamental element of a binding contract; the assent of the offeree to the offer as made by the offeror, whereby the engagement is made and the parties become bound as contracting parties. 17 Am J2d Contr § 18. The assent requisite to the creation of a contract is an objective thing manifested by intelligible conduct, act, or sign; it is not determined by secret intentions but by expressed or manifested intentions. 17 Am J2d Contr § 19.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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