Accept - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- receive willingly something given or offered (syn: have, take)
- give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to (syn: consent)
- react favorably to; consider right and proper
- admit into a group or community (syn: admit, take)
- take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person (syn: assume, bear)
- tolerate or accommodate oneself to (syn: swallow)
- receive (a report) officially, as from a committee
- make use of or accept for some purpose
- be sexually responsive to, used of a female domesticated mammal
They offered him the job, and he accepted it.
They offered him the job, and he accepted.
The store doesn't accept credit cards.
A surface that will not accept ink
A computer program ready to accept commands
They accepted some applications and rejected others.
She's still trying to get her manuscript accepted for publication.
They refused to accept his resignation.
A word that has come to be accepted as standard
This treatment is now accepted by many doctors.
I accept the correctness of your statement.
I accept that the proposal may be defeated.
She accepted his present unwillingly.
I accept your kind offer.
Eventually Stella persuaded her to accept an offer of marriage.
present participle: accepting
past tense: accepted
past participle: accepted