verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of accept
words often confused with accept
OTHER WORDS FROM acceptpre·ac·cept, verbre·ac·cept, verb (used with object)
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH acceptaccept , except (see usage note at the current entry)
Words nearby accept
Example sentences from the Web for accept
First, they obviously make it easier to vote by mail — a more generous window for accepting ballots means fewer voters will be disenfranchised for mailing their ballots too late.Why Four Pivotal Swing States Likely Won’t Be Called On Election Night|Nathaniel Rakich (firstname.lastname@example.org)|September 25, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Some news publishers, including Reuters and Bloomberg, have policies against accepting political advertising.‘Total whack a mole’: Rogue political ads create mounting brand safety problems for publishers|Max Willens|September 25, 2020|Digiday
Xiaomi accepted the proposition and doled out an investment for the startup’s angel round in 2017.The eSIM maker powering Xiaomi’s IoT devices raises $15M|Rita Liao|September 25, 2020|TechCrunch
His 2018 study, co-authored with entomologists at the Washington State University bee lab, had been accepted by the journal Nature Scientific Reports.The Fungal Evangelist Who Would Save the Bees - Issue 90: Something Green|Merlin Sheldrake|September 23, 2020|Nautilus
Both decisions were early indications the nation was beginning to head into a different direction to accept.‘Skim milk’ marriages not enough: Ginsburg remembered as LGBTQ ally|Chris Johnson|September 21, 2020|Washington Blade
In the meantime, he should just accept that the holdup has nothing to do with his politics.Conservative Curt Says His Politics, Not His Pitching, Kept Him Out of the Hall of Fame|Ben Jacobs|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Or as her mother tells her, sternly, “You got to accept that life is full of disappointments.”
Many Muslims may disagree with my view, or interpret Islam in a more moderate way, but I cannot accept this religion myself.
“I need [my team] to triangulate as many sources as possible and we then accept the most credible,” Francesco Motta said.ISIS Fighters Are Killing Faster than Statisticians Can Count|Peter Schwartzstein|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But they will have been through so much that, can they accept it?‘Walking Dead’ Showrunner Scott Gimple Teases ‘Darker, Weirder’ Times Ahead|Melissa Leon|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But its real mother could not accept this decision, and offered rather to give up her child.History of the Jews, Vol. I (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
Arnold forced himself to accept the suggestion with some appearance of pleasure.The Lighted Way|E. Phillips Oppenheim
I have now a proposal to make to you, Cecilia—and I have little doubt that you will accept it.The Mysteries of London, v. 1/4|George W. M. Reynolds
It was reserved for Rationalism to accept and harmonise the double truth, and to wage war against both infallibilities.The Book Of God|G. W. Foote
I accept his general hint, and watch the somersaulting pair.