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English definition of “accept”

accept

verb [T]  /ɪkˈsept, æk-/ us  
to agree to take something, or to consider something as satisfactory, reasonable, or true: She accepted the job offer. He was accused of accepting bribes. Do you accept credit cards? He refuses to accept the fact that he could be wrong. If you accept an offer or an invitation, you say yes to it: We accepted an invitation to visit China. To accept is also to allow someone to become a member of an organization or group: He was accepted by three colleges. To accept is also to consider someone as now belonging to your group as an equal: She never felt accepted by the other girls in her sorority.
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