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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ac·cept /ɪkˈsɛpt, æk ||ɛk-/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ac·cept v. t. [imp. & p. p. Accepted; p. pr. & vb. n. Accepting.]
 1. To receive with a consenting mind (something offered); as, to accept a gift; -- often followed by of.
    If you accept them, then their worth is great.   --Shak.
    To accept of ransom for my son.   --Milton.
    She accepted of a treat.   --Addison.
 2. To receive with favor; to approve.
    The Lord accept thy burnt sacrifice.
    Peradventure he will accept of me.
 3. To receive or admit and agree to; to assent to; as, I accept your proposal, amendment, or excuse.
 4. To take by the mind; to understand; as, How are these words to be accepted?
 5. Com. To receive as obligatory and promise to pay; as, to accept a bill of exchange.
 6. In a deliberate body, to receive in acquittance of a duty imposed; as, to accept the report of a committee. [This makes it the property of the body, and the question is then on its adoption.]
 To accept a bill Law, to agree (on the part of the drawee) to pay it when due.
 To accept service Law, to agree that a writ or process shall be considered as regularly served, when it has not been.
 To accept the person Eccl., to show favoritism. “God accepteth no man's person.”  --Gal. ii. 6.
 Syn: -- To receive; take; admit. See Receive.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ac·cept, a. Accepted. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: consider or hold as true; "I cannot accept the dogma of this
           church"; "accept an argument" [ant: reject]
      2: receive willingly something given or offered; "The only girl
         who would have him was the miller's daughter"; "I won't
         have this dog in my house!"; "Please accept my present"
         [syn: take, have] [ant: refuse]
      3: give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to; "I
         cannot accept your invitation"; "I go for this resolution"
         [syn: consent, go for] [ant: refuse]
      4: react favorably to; consider right and proper; "People did
         not accept atonal music at that time"; "We accept the idea
         of universal health care"
      5: admit into a group or community; "accept students for
         graduate study"; "We'll have to vote on whether or not to
         admit a new member" [syn: admit, take, take on]
      6: take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another
         person; "I'll accept the charges"; "She agreed to bear the
         responsibility" [syn: bear, take over, assume]
      7: tolerate or accommodate oneself to; "I shall have to accept
         these unpleasant working conditions"; "I swallowed the
         insult"; "She has learned to live with her husband's
         little idiosyncracies" [syn: live with, swallow]
      8: be designed to hold or take; "This surface will not take the
         dye" [syn: take]
      9: of a deliberative body: receive (a report) officially, as
         from a committee
      10: make use of or accept for some purpose; "take a risk"; "take
          an opportunity" [syn: take]
      11: be sexually responsive to, used of a female domesticated
          mammal; "The cow accepted the bull"