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accept meaning

EN[əkˈsɛpt] [ˌækˈsɛpt] [-ɛpt]
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WAccept
  • Accept may refer to:
  • Acceptance, a person's assent to the reality of a situation
  • Accept (band), German heavy metal band
  • Accept (Accept album), their debut album from 1979
  • Accept (Chicken Shack album), 1970
  • Accept (organization), a Romanian LGBT rights organisation
  • accept(), a computer programming function provided by the Berkeley sockets API

    Definition of accept in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGacceptsPRacceptingPT, PPaccepted
    1. VT To receive, especially with a consent, with favour, or with approval.
      1. VT To admit to a place or a group.
        1. The Boy Scouts were going to accept him as a member.
      2. VT To regard as proper, usual, true, or to believe in.
        1. I accept the fact that Christ lived.
      3. VT To receive as adequate or satisfactory.
        1. VT To receive or admit to; to agree to; to assent to; to submit to.
          1. I accept your proposal, amendment, or excuse.
        2. VT To endure patiently.
          1. I accept my punishment.
        3. VT (law, business) To agree to pay.
          1. VT To receive officially.
            1. to accept the report of a committee
          2. VI To receive something willingly.
            1. I accept.
        4. AdjectiveCOMmore acceptSUPmost accept
          1. OBS Accepted.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • Disagreeing with Iowa’s nosologist, Ms. Petersen says the lethal consequences of overprescribed or misprescribed drugs are too readily accepted as “natural” death.
              • Though widely accepted as an alga there is still debate over its taxonomic affinity, with recent work arguing that it should be reclassified as a chaetetid sponge.
              • The liberated educator does not accept soft-minded religiosity because it embraces all kinds of superstitions.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Adjectives
              • Verbs
                • Intransitive verbs
                  • Transitive verbs
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                Meaning of accept for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "accept" is an adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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