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English definition of “accept”

accept

verb [T] (BELIEVE)    /əkˈsept/
B2 to believe that something is true : The police refused to accept her version of the story . He still hasn't accepted the situation (= realized that he cannot change it). [+ that] I can't accept that there's nothing we can do.Believing
(Definition of accept verb (BELIEVE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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