- generally approved; usually regarded as normal, right, etc.: an accepted pronunciation of a word; an accepted theory.
Origin of accepted
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Examples from the Web for well-accepted
Now it is a well-accepted truism that an exasperated sense of duty, like remorse and grief, fights best in the night-watches.The Price
He pointed to the well-accepted medicinal virtues which inhered in gems.Medical Investigation in Seventeenth Century England
Charles W. Bodemer
It is a well-accepted axiom that under like circumstances the same cause produces the same effect.
Thou hast set us in the battle, Thou art watching us in the fight; Thou art training us by well-accepted controversy.The Optimist's Good Morning
Florence Hobart Perin
- generally considered as true or correct
- commonly approved or recognized; customary; established
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