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Definition of accept:

  1. Accepted.
  2. In a deliberate body, to receive in acquittance of a duty imposed; as, to accept the report of a committee. [ This makes it the property of the body, and the question is then on its adoption.]
  3. To receive as obligatory and promise to pay; as, to accept a bill of exchange.
  4. To receive or admit and agree to; to assent to; as, I accept your proposal, amendment, or excuse.
  5. To receive with a consenting mind ( something offered); as, to accept a gift; - often followed by of.
  6. To receive with favor; to approve.
  7. To take by the mind; to understand; as, How are these words to be accepted?


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