accepted

[ ak-sep-tid ]
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adjective
  1. generally approved; usually regarded as normal, right, etc.: an accepted pronunciation of a word; an accepted theory.

Origin of accepted

1
First recorded in 1485–95; accept + -ed2

Other words from accepted

  • ac·cept·ed·ly, adverb
  • qua·si-ac·cept·ed, adjective
  • un·ac·cept·ed, adjective
  • well-ac·cept·ed, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for accepted

accepted

/ (əkˈsɛptɪd) /


adjective
  1. commonly approved or recognized; customary; established

Derived forms of accepted

  • acceptedly, adverb

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