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But the leaders of the OIC could not even accept Mahathir's proposal, yet they talk about respect and honour.
Abu Bakar Bashir

Meaning of "accept" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ACCEPT

From Latin acceptāre, from ad- to + capere to take.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ACCEPT

accept  [əkˈsɛpt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ACCEPT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Accept is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb accept in English.

WHAT DOES ACCEPT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Accept

Accept may refer to: ▪ Acceptance, a person's assent to the reality of a situation ▪ Accept, German heavy metal band ▪ Accept, their debut album from 1979 ▪ Accept, 1970 ▪ Accept, a Romanian LGBT rights organisation ▪ accept, a computer programming function provided by the Berkeley sockets API...

Definition of accept in the English dictionary

The first definition of accept in the dictionary is to take or receive. Other definition of accept is to give an affirmative reply to. Accept is also to take on the responsibilities, duties, etc, of.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO ACCEPT

PRESENT

Present
I accept
you accept
he/she/it accepts
we accept
you accept
they accept
Present continuous
I am accepting
you are accepting
he/she/it is accepting
we are accepting
you are accepting
they are accepting
Present perfect
I have accepted
you have accepted
he/she/it has accepted
we have accepted
you have accepted
they have accepted
Present perfect continuous
I have been accepting
you have been accepting
he/she/it has been accepting
we have been accepting
you have been accepting
they have been accepting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I accepted
you accepted
he/she/it accepted
we accepted
you accepted
they accepted
Past continuous
I was accepting
you were accepting
he/she/it was accepting
we were accepting
you were accepting
they were accepting
Past perfect
I had accepted
you had accepted
he/she/it had accepted
we had accepted
you had accepted
they had accepted
Past perfect continuous
I had been accepting
you had been accepting
he/she/it had been accepting
we had been accepting
you had been accepting
they had been accepting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will accept
you will accept
he/she/it will accept
we will accept
you will accept
they will accept
Future continuous
I will be accepting
you will be accepting
he/she/it will be accepting
we will be accepting
you will be accepting
they will be accepting
Future perfect
I will have accepted
you will have accepted
he/she/it will have accepted
we will have accepted
you will have accepted
they will have accepted
Future perfect continuous
I will have been accepting
you will have been accepting
he/she/it will have been accepting
we will have been accepting
you will have been accepting
they will have been accepting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would accept
you would accept
he/she/it would accept
we would accept
you would accept
they would accept
Conditional continuous
I would be accepting
you would be accepting
he/she/it would be accepting
we would be accepting
you would be accepting
they would be accepting
Conditional perfect
I would have accept
you would have accept
he/she/it would have accept
we would have accept
you would have accept
they would have accept
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been accepting
you would have been accepting
he/she/it would have been accepting
we would have been accepting
you would have been accepting
they would have been accepting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you accept
we let´s accept
you accept
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to accept
Past participle
accepted
Present Participle
accepting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ACCEPT


concept
ˈkɒnsɛpt
discept
dɪˈsɛpt
except
ɪkˈsɛpt
incept
ɪnˈsɛpt
intercept
ˌɪntəˈsɛpt
intussuscept
ˌɪntəssəˈsɛpt
percept
ˈpɜːsɛpt
precept
ˈpriːsɛpt
reaccept
ˌriːəkˈsɛpt
recept
ˈriːsɛpt
sept
sɛpt
transept
ˈtrænsɛpt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ACCEPT

accentuation
acceptability
acceptable
acceptable daily intake
acceptable quality level
acceptableness
acceptably
acceptance
acceptance house
acceptance speech
acceptances
acceptancy
acceptant
acceptation
accepted
acceptedly
acceptee
accepter
acceptilation
accepting house

WORDS THAT END LIKE ACCEPT

adept
crept
dept
high concept
high-concept
inept
open-concept
outswept
overslept
proof of concept
rept
self-concept
slept
swept
unkept
unswept
upswept
well-kept
wept
windswept

Synonyms and antonyms of accept in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ACCEPT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «accept» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of accept

Translation of «accept» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ACCEPT

Find out the translation of accept to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of accept from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «accept» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

接受
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

aceptar
570 millions of speakers

English

accept
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

स्वीकार
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يَقْبَلُ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

принять
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

aceitar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গ্রহণ করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

accepter
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Terima
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

akzeptieren
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

受け入れる
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

받아들이다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nampa
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chấp nhận
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஏற்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्वीकारा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kabul etmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

accettare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przyjąć
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

приймати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

a accepta
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δέχομαι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

aanvaar
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

acceptera
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

godta
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of accept

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ACCEPT»

The term «accept» is very widely used and occupies the 2.556 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ACCEPT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «accept» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «accept» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about accept

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10 QUOTES WITH «ACCEPT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word accept.
1
Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Avoiding offense means that we don't accept each other as equals.
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Mukesh Ambani
My big advantage was to have my father accept me as first-generation.
3
Abu Bakar Bashir
But the leaders of the OIC could not even accept Mahathir's proposal, yet they talk about respect and honour.
4
Brendan Behan
If you accept your limitations you go beyond them.
5
Antoinette Brown Blackwell
Nature is just enough; but men and women must comprehend and accept her suggestions.
6
Les Brown
Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.
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Ken Buck
Principles are the most important thing to me. One of the things I think my dad taught me was there are people who accept the world they live in and there are people who change the world they live in. I don't accept my circumstances.
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Park Chan-wook
When we are confronted with extreme situations, we forget about moral issues; we simply act and must then accept the consequences.
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Ty Cobb
The way those clubs shift against Ted Williams, I can't understand how he can be so stupid not to accept the challenge to him and hit to left field.
10
Nicolaus Copernicus
So far as hypotheses are concerned, let no one expect anything certain from astronomy, which cannot furnish it, lest he accept as the truth ideas conceived for another purpose, and depart from this study a greater fool than when he entered it.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ACCEPT»

Discover the use of accept in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to accept and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Accept No Substitutes!: The History of American Advertising
Provides a social history of advertising in America, from its origins in the 1600s to the present, showing how it has influenced and been influenced by American culture.
Christina B. Mierau, 2000
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Accept and Value Each Person
Accept and Value Each Person introduces diversity and related concepts: respecting differences, being inclusive, and appreciating people just the way they are. Includes questions, activities, and games that reinforce the ideas being taught.
Cheri J. Meiners, 2006
3
Accept This Gift: Selections from A Course in Miracles
The widely regarded spiritual and psychological scholars Frances Vaughan, Ph.D., and Roger Walsh, M.D., Ph.D., distilled the most poignant passages from the Course in their beloved volume Accept This Gift-now returned to print in this ...
Frances Vaughan, Roger Walsh, 2008
4
Accept Nothing Less (Pure Foundations): God's Best for Your ...
Tackling tough issues with truth and understanding, Jim Burns encourages readers not to settle for second rate, emphasizing that God's best is more than just abstinence and involves the heart and mind as well.
Jim Burns, 2008
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Reject Aeneas, Accept Pius: Selected Letters of Aeneas ...
Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini (1405-1464, elected Pope Pius II in 1458) was an important and enigmatic figure of the Renaissance as well as one of the most prolific writers and gifted stylists ever to occupy the papacy
Pope Pius II, Thomas M. Izbicki, Gerald Christianson, 2006
6
Care for Us and Accept Us
Tells the life story of an African child who was born with the virus called HIV, the trouble he had trying to go to school, and how the disease developed into AIDS.
Nkosi Johnson, Cecile Mather, 2002
7
Accept My Kid, Please!: A Dad's Descent Into College ...
One father finds himself breaking his own decision not to meddle in his son's college career in a hilarious cautionary tale demonstrating the lengths some parents will go to find the perfect school for their child.
Hank Herman, 2004
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Don't Accept Me As I Am: Helping Retarded Performers Excel
This revised classic proves Instrumental Enrichment works and intelligence is modifiable. It's an encouraging book for anyone who works or lives with a low-functioning child or adult!
Reuven Feuerstein, Ya'Acov Rand, 1997
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"We Accept You, One of Us?": Punk Rock, Community, and ...
This work examines punk in New York, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C., and is interdisciplinary, drawing on cultural geography, literary theory, and performance ethnography.
Mary Montgomery Wolf, 2007
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Heal Your Grief, Accept Your Loss and Love Your Life Again
Based on her personal experiences, the author presents a guide that discusseshow to overcome bereavement completely and quickly.
Mercedes O. Van Essen, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ACCEPT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term accept is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Did Lionel Messi refuse to accept Copa America best player award …
Did Lionel Messi refuse to accept Copa America best player award as video emerges of official removing trophy? Lionel Messi has been ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
2
Kerry Warns Iran That US Will Not Accept an Unsound Nuclear Deal
VIENNA — Secretary of State John Kerry warned Iran on Sunday that hard choices were still needed to seal a landmark nuclear accord, and ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
3
Jeff Koons: 'People respond to banal things – they don't accept their …
When it sold for $58m, his Balloon Dog became the most expensive artwork by a living artist. Are the critics right to dismiss his work as 'smug' ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
4
Supervisors set to accept Dupnik's resignation
Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik has sent a letter of resignation to the Board of Supervisors, which it plans to accept at Tuesday's meeting. «Arizona Daily Star, Jul 15»
5
Saraki To Boko Haram: Accept Government 's Olive Branch, Stop …
saraki The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has condemned in strong terms Sunday's bomb attack on innocent worshipers at a church in ... «CHANNELS TELEVISION, Jul 15»
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Council to vote on budget, accept grants
According to Councilman Scott Conger, the amendment will give the city another tool to use by allowing it to accept property taxes in partial ... «Jackson Sun, Jul 15»
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Toby Alderweireld to Tottenham: Atletico Madrid 'accept £11m bid …
Tottenham Hotspur have had an £11m bid for Atletico Madrid defender Toby Alderweireld, according to reports. Southampton, who the Belgian ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
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Michael Malone called to coaching, and quick to accept
Nuggets coach Michael Malone, between general manager Tim Connelly, left, and president Josh Kroenke, calls himself "just an average guy. «The Denver Post, Jul 15»
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What Good is Bitcoin if People Don't Accept It? (Op-Ed)
What Good is Bitcoin if People Don't Accept It? (Op-Ed). 133 Total views. Share and Get bitcoin. Share this article and get reward for every visit. «CoinTelegraph, Jul 15»
10
Greece votes whether to accept bailout - and stay in Euro
In a historic, rushed referendum today that looks too close to call, indebted Greece is voting whether to accept worsening austerity or back the ... «Moneycontrol.com, Jul 15»

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