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- (UK) IPA(key): /əkˈsɛpt/, /ˌækˈsɛpt/
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- (US) IPA(key): /əkˈsɛpt/
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- Rhymes: -ɛpt
- Homophone: except (n some dialects)
- (transitive) To receive, especially with a consent, with favour, or with approval.
- (Can we date this quote?), Psalms 20:3
- The Lord accept thy burnt sacrifice.
- (transitive) To admit to a place or a group.
The Boy Scouts were going to accept him as a member.
- (transitive) To regard as proper, usual, true, or to believe in.
I accept the notion that Christ lived.
- (transitive) To receive as adequate or satisfactory.
- (transitive) To receive or admit to; to agree to; to assent to; to submit to.
I accept your proposal, amendment, or excuse.
- (transitive) To endure patiently.
I accept my punishment.
- (transitive, law, business) To agree to pay.
- (transitive) To receive officially.
to accept the report of a committee
- (intransitive) To receive something willingly.
Terms derived from accept
to receive with consent
to regard as proper, usual, true, or to believe in
to agree to
to endure patiently
to agree to pay
to receive officially
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Translations to be checked
- (obsolete) Accepted.
- (finance, business) a bill of exchange that has been accepted
- (finance, business) the acceptance of a bill of exchange
|Declension of accept|