Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “accepted”

accepted

adjective     /əkˈsep.tɪd/
C1 generally agreed to be satisfactory or right: 'Speed bump' now seems to be the generally accepted term for those ridges in the road that slow traffic down.Suitable and acceptableQuite good, or not very good
(Definition of accepted adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of accepted

Definitions of “accepted” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

exercise

physical activity that you do to make your body strong and healthy

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More