Origin of Accept
From Middle English accepten, from Old French accepter, or directly from Latin accipiō (“receive”), frequentative of accipere, formed from ad- + capiō (“to take”).
Middle English accepten from Latin acceptāre frequentative of accipere to receive ad- ad- capere to take kap- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
First attested about 1380.
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