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Meaning of "accept" in Essential American English Dictionary

accept

verb   /əkˈsept/
B1 to take something that someone offers you: He accepted the job. He won’t accept advice from anyone.
to say that something is true, often something bad: He refuses to accept that he made a mistake.
accept responsibility/blame
to admit that you caused something bad that happened: I accept full responsibility for the accident.
(Definition of accept from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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