A store that does not accept checks.
Accept one's fate.
He had to accept defeat.
Accept the committee's report.
To accept a theory.
To accept an invitation.
Accepted me as a new member of the club.
1. An example of to accept an item is to take a gift given as a thank you for a favor.
2. An example of to accept an idea is to agree to follow the rules of a particular religion.
Accepted a glass of water; accepted their contract.
This wood will not accept oil paints.
The boy scouts were going to accept him as a member.
I accept the fact that Christ lived.
Origin of accept
- 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.