Definition for accepted (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of accept
Examples from the Web for accepted
Many Jewish women have been accepted as conventional, mainstream hot.Why Was Bess Myerson the First and Last Jewish Miss America?|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Inquiries will be accepted only via Western Union telegram or rotary phone.
When everyone is struggling, how much is to be offered to the more destitute, and how much is to be accepted?
Even his signature instrument, Auto-Tune, has become as accepted an ingredient in hip-hop as the drum machine.Future Makes Us Rethink Everything We Thought We Knew About Rap Artists|Luke Hopping|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At the end of his life, after the AFI dinner, the queen offered, and he accepted, a knighthood.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Accepted them, rather, as a part of the mystery which wrapped him about.The Breaking Point|Mary Roberts Rinehart
How gladly would I have accepted their hearty invitation to remain several weeks with them!A Visit to the Holy Land, Egypt, and Italy|Ida Pfeiffer
All of which information, useful in a way, no doubt, was accepted by Jack with a smile.The Golf Course Mystery|Chester K. Steele
But most librarians have not accepted this pessimistic negative.
They neither gave nor accepted any titles of respect or honour, nor would they call any man master on earth.Fox's Book of Martyrs|John Foxe
British Dictionary definitions for accepted (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for accepted (2 of 2)
verb (mainly tr)
Word Origin for accept
Word Origin and History for accepted
late 14c., "to take what is offered," from Old French accepter (14c.) or directly from Latin acceptare "take or receive willingly," frequentative of accipere "receive," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + capere "to take" (see capable). Related: Accepted; accepting.