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To agree to; to receive something with approval.

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Usage examples (41)
  • We decided to accept her as our friend.
  • People did not accept atonal music at that time
  • I'll accept the charges
  • accept students for graduate study
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  • To "accept" means to receive or approve, while "except" means to exclude. An "excerpt" is a short part of something written or filmed.
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