Acceptable For Game Play - US & UK word lists

This word is acceptable for play in the US & UK dictionaries that are being used in the following games:

The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • v. To answer affirmatively: accept an invitation.
  • v. To agree to take (a duty or responsibility).
  • v. To receive (something offered), especially with gladness or approval: accepted a glass of water; accepted their contract.
  • v. To admit to a group, organization, or place: accepted me as a new member of the club.
  • v. To regard as proper, usual, or right: Such customs are widely accepted.
  • v. To regard as true; believe in: Scientists have accepted the new theory.
  • v. To understand as having a specific meaning.
  • v. To endure resignedly or patiently: accept one's fate.
  • v. To be able to hold (something applied or inserted): This wood will not accept oil paints.
  • v. To receive officially: accept the committee's report.
  • v. To consent to pay, as by a signed agreement.
  • v. Medicine To receive (a transplanted organ or tissue) without immunological rejection.
  • verb-intransitive. To receive something, especially with favor. Often used with of.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • v. To receive, especially with a consent, with favour, or with approval.
  • v. To admit to a place or a group.
  • v. To regard as proper, usual, true, or to believe in.
  • v. To receive as adequate or satisfactory.
  • v. To receive or admit to; to agree to; to assent to; to submit to.
  • v. To endure patiently.
  • v. To agree to pay.
  • v. To receive officially
  • v. To receive something willingly.
  • adj. Accepted.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • v. To receive with a consenting mind (something offered); ; -- often followed by of.
  • v. To receive with favor; to approve.
  • v. To receive or admit and agree to; to assent to.
  • v. To take by the mind; to understand; as, How are these words to be accepted?
  • v. To receive as obligatory and promise to pay.
  • v. In a deliberate body, to receive in acquittance of a duty imposed. [This makes it the property of the body, and the question is then on its adoption.]
  • adj. Accepted.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • To take or receive (something offered); receive with approbation or favor: as, he made an offer which was accepted.
  • To take (what presents itself or what befalls one); accommodate one's self to: as, to accept the situation.
  • To listen favorably to; grant.
  • To receive or admit and agree to; accede or assent to: as, to accept a treaty, a proposal, an amendment, an excuse: often followed by of: as, I accept of the terms.
  • To receive in a particular sense; understand: as, how is this phrase to be accepted? In com., to acknowledge, by signature, as calling for payment, and thus to promise to pay: as, to accept a bill of exchange, that is, to acknowledge the obligation to pay it when due. See acceptance. In a deliberative body, to receive as a sufficient performance of the duty with which an officer or a committee has been charged; receive for further action: as, the report of the committee was accepted.
  • Accepted.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • v. take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person
  • v. give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to
  • v. receive (a report) officially, as from a committee
  • v. make use of or accept for some purpose
  • v. admit into a group or community
  • v. receive willingly something given or offered
  • v. be designed to hold or take
  • v. consider or hold as true
  • v. tolerate or accommodate oneself to
  • v. react favorably to; consider right and proper
  • v. be sexually responsive to, used of a female domesticated mammal
  • Antonym
    reject    decline   
    Verb Form
    accepted    accepting    accepts   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    have    receive    be    bear    support    put-up    brook    suffer    digest    abide   
    Cross Reference
    honor    believe    receiver   
    Words with the same meaning
    approve    understand    accepted   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    adept    crept    except    inept    intercept    kept    leaped    leapt    overslept    prepped   
    Same Context
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