Accepting - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ækˈseptɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word accepting
Brit.  |əkˈseptɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word accepting
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to accept

adjective

- tolerating without protest

always more accepting of coaching suggestion than her teammates
the atmosphere was judged to be more supporting and accepting

Examples

always more accepting of coaching suggestion than her teammates

the atmosphere was judged to be more supporting and accepting

By not accepting the prosecutor's deal, he places his future in the hands of the jury.

The university began accepting applications in November.

When Bess was born, my mother had a hard time accepting many of our parenting choices.

The company is accepting bids for the renovation project.

He hesitated about accepting the job.

She says that accepting their proposal would be a compromise of her principles.

Many feel that the mayor has disgraced the town government by accepting personal favors from local businesspeople.

He seems hesitant about accepting the job.

Several company executives were accused of accepting kickbacks.

Because Hunter had been a perpetual Peter Pan, accepting the bleak reality of his death came hard.

They appeased the dictator by accepting his demands in an effort to avoid war.

Employees were terrorized into accepting abysmal working conditions.

She has every intention of accepting the invitation.

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