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vb. To receive or take willingly with approval or satisfaction. To agree to. To receive with a consenting mind (something offered); as, to accept a gift; - often followed by of. To receive with favor; to approve. To receive or admit and agree to; to assent to; as, I accept your proposal, amendment, or excuse. To take by the mind; to understand; as, How are these words to be accepted? Under commercial law, to receive as obligatory and promise to pay; as, to accept a bill of exchange. In a deliberate body, to receive in acquaintance of a duty imposed; as, to accept the report of a committee. [This makes it the property of the body, and the question is then on its adoption.] 


Syn. - To receive; take; admit. See Receive.

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