accepter

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

accept +‎ -er; in the sense “respecter,” from Middle French accepteur.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

accepter (plural accepters)

  1. A person who accepts; a taker.
  2. (obsolete) A respecter; one who views others with partiality.
    • 1395, John Wycliffe (translator), Bible, Acts 10.34,[4]
      And Petre openyde his mouth, and seide, In trewthe Y haue foundun, that God is no acceptor of persoones;
    • 1549, Hugh Latimer, The Seconde Sermon of Maister Hughe Latimer whych he preached before the Kynges maiestie, London: John Day and William Seres, To the Reader,[5]
      But nowe the wycked Iudge, whiche corrupteth iustyce for Brybes heer he maye learne also the lesson that Moses taughte long before this tyme, ye magistrates & Iudges in the common wealth of Israell be no accepters of personnes neyther be desyreous of giftes, for they make wyse men blind, and chaunge the mynde of the ryghtuouse.
    • early 1700s, William Chillingworth, Sermon on Psalm 14.1 in The Works of William Chillingworth, London: Richard Priestley, 1820, Volume 3, p. 92,[6]
      [] God is no accepter of persons, neither riches nor poverty are a means to procure his favour []
  3. (law) An acceptor; one who accepts an order or a bill of exchange.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ accepteur in Trésor de la langue française informatisé

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

accepter

  1. (transitive) to accept
    je vais accepter votre offre - I'm going to accept your offer
    il accepte de s'arrêter - he agreed to stop

Conjugation[edit]

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

accepter

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of acceptō

Middle French[edit]

Verb[edit]

accepter

  1. to accept

Conjugation[edit]

  • Middle French conjugation varies from one text to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

accepter

  1. to accept

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. In the present tense an extra supporting e is needed in the first-person singular indicative and throughout the singular subjunctive, and the third-person singular subjunctive ending -t is lost. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

Descendants[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

accepter

  1. indefinite plural of accept