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English definition of “accept”

accept

verb (TAKE)    /əkˈsept/
B1 [T] to agree to take something: Do you accept credit cards? She was in London to accept an award for her latest novel. I offered her an apology, but she wouldn't accept it. I accept full responsibility for the failure of the plan. The new coffee machines will accept coins of any denomination.Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval B1 [I or T] to say 'yes' to an offer or invitation: We've offered her the job, but I don't know whether she'll accept it. I've just accepted an invitation to the opening-night party. I've been invited to their wedding but I haven't decided whether to accept.Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval
(Definition of accept verb (TAKE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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