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verb 
  1. (transitive) To receive, especially with a consent, with favour or with approval.
    • She accepted of a treat. - Joseph Addison
    • The Lord thy burnt sacrifice. - Psalms 20:3
      1. (transitive) To receive or admit to; to agree to; to assent to; to submit to; as, I accept your proposal, amendment, or excuse.
      2. (transitive) To endure patiently.
      I accept my punishment.
      1. (transitive) (commerce) To agree to pay.
      2. (transitive) To receive officially; as, to accept the report of a committee.
adjective 
  1. (obsolete) Accepted.
    • Pass our accept and peremptory answer. - Shakespeare: Henry V, V-ii
Etymology: From accepter, or from acceptare, frequentative of accipere, formed from ad- + capere "to take".


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