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accept (ahk SEPT)
1. To receive with consent, agree to, consent to, acknowledge: "I accept your apology. The police accepted his story to be truthful."
2. To take what is offered, receive willingly: "She accepted his invitation to dance."
3. Admit, assume, bear, acknowledge: "The boy accepted full responsibility for breaking the window."
accept (verb), accepts; accepted; accepting
1. To receive with favor, willingness, or consent: Marge was happy to accept the gift for her children from her parents.
2. To give an affirmative answer to: Harry was willing to accept the invitation to Adam's birthday celebration.
3. To receive as satisfactory or sufficient; to admit: Shareen was willing to accept Victor's apology when he forgot to let her know about the decrease in gas prices.
4. To accept an offer, position, etc.: The teacher indicated that he will accept the offer of being an assistant principal.

John was thrilled that Mary accepted his proposal of marriage.

5. Etymology: from Old French accepter, "to take what is offered"; directly from Latin acceptare, "to take" or "to receive willingly"; accipere, "to receive" from ad-, "to" + capere, "to take".
This entry is located in the following unit: cap-, cip-, capt-, cept-, ceive, -ceipt, -ceit, -cipient (page 1)
accept; except, excepted; excepted; expect
accept (ahk SEPT) (verb)
1. To receive with consent, to agree to, to consent to, to acknowledge: James decided to accept Jill's invitation to the party.
2. To take what is offered, receive willingly: Sherry was happy to accept Rita's offering of a cool drink on such a hot day.
except, excepted (ik SEPT, ik SEPT'd) (verb)
To leave out, excluding, or showing exclusion: Jim's mother told him to put everything on the shelf into the box, but to except the vase from being put there.

The professor announced that no one in the class will be excepted from taking the test.

What Sally said about some people applies to men in general, present company excepted.

excepted (ik SEPT'd) (adjective)
Not included in a group nor in a collection: What Irene said about some businesses applies to companies in general; however, she felt that her company was excepted.

expect (ik SPEKT) (verb)
1. To look forward to, plan on, look for, anticipate: The skiers expect deep snow overnight.
2. To assume, to presume, to calculate, or to contemplate: Can Edith still expect to see Jerome here anytime soon?

What do you expect from us when everyone except you can accept the decision?