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English definition of “accept”

accept

verb [T]    /ɪkˈsept, æk-/
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 .
(Definition of accept verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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