accepted

[ ak-sep-tid ]
/ ækˈsɛp tɪd /

adjective

generally approved; usually regarded as normal, right, etc.: an accepted pronunciation of a word; an accepted theory.

Nearby words

  1. acceptance race,
  2. acceptance region,
  3. acceptancy,
  4. acceptant,
  5. acceptation,
  6. accepted masons,
  7. accepted pairing,
  8. acceptee,
  9. accepter,
  10. accepting

Origin of accepted

First recorded in 1485–95; accept + -ed2

Related formsac·cept·ed·ly, adverbqua·si-ac·cept·ed, adjectiveun·ac·cept·ed, adjectivewell-ac·cept·ed, adjective

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accepted

/ (əkˈsɛptɪd) /

adjective

commonly approved or recognized; customary; established
Derived Formsacceptedly, adverb

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