accepting

[ ak-sep-ting ]
/ ækˈsɛp tɪŋ /

adjective

amenable; open: She was always more accepting of coaching suggestions than her teammates.

Nearby words

  1. accepted,
  2. accepted masons,
  3. accepted pairing,
  4. acceptee,
  5. accepter,
  6. accepting house,
  7. acceptive,
  8. acceptor,
  9. access,
  10. access broker

Origin of accepting

First recorded in 1570–80; accept + -ing2

Related formsac·cept·ing·ly, adverbac·cept·ing·ness, noun

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