Definition for accepting (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of accept
Examples from the Web for accepting
The lawyers accuse Spinal Solutions of selling counterfeit implants and doctors of accepting kickbacks in return for using them.
Navarro College is not accepting international students from countries with confirmed Ebola cases.
All Americans really did sacrifice then, accepting strict food and gasoline quotas and doing without a lot of things.
The Victims of Communism Foundation has insisted on not accepting U.S. government funding.
In four different polls in 1938 between 71 percent and 85 percent of the public opposed the U.S. accepting more war refuges.
But he was determined to spare the repentant traitor the humiliation of owning a fault and accepting a pardon.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
One plainly said that love of money and pleasure alone kept them from accepting Christianity.Pioneers and Founders|Charlotte Mary Yonge
There was no time now for hesitancy; here was my cue, and I must plunge ahead, accepting the chances.My Lady of the North|Randall Parrish
He even takes a trifling percentage of his princpal's ransom if he will honor us by accepting it.Man And Superman|George Bernard Shaw
"I have taken the liberty of accepting that on your behalf," said Pharos, picking the card up.Pharos, The Egyptian|Guy Newell Boothby
British Dictionary definitions for accepting
verb (mainly tr)
Word Origin for accept
Word Origin and History for accepting
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.