- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /əkˈsɛpt/, /ˌækˈsɛpt/
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- (General American) IPA(key): /əkˈsɛpt/
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- Rhymes: -ɛpt
- Homophone: except (in some dialects)
- Hyphenation: ac‧cept
- (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
Terms related to accept
to receive with consent
to admit to a place or a group
to regard as proper, usual, true, or to believe in
to receive as adequate or satisfactory
to agree to
to endure patiently
to agree to pay
to receive officially
- The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout#Translations.
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|