cap-, cip-, capt-, cept-, ceive, -ceipt, -ceit, -cipient

(Latin: catch, seize, take, take hold of, receive, contain, hold; caught, taken prisoner)

Don't confuse the words in this cap-, cip- unit with those in the capit-, capt-, "head; leader, chief", or "first" unit of words.

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".
acceptable (adjective), more acceptable, most acceptable
1. Relating to something that is worth having: As a supervisor, Mr. Scott always has socially acceptable behavior and he strives to come up with acceptable solutions to problems with his workers.
2. Pertaining to that which is fairly good or satisfactory: Mildred had an acceptable musical performance, although it was not considered to be an outstanding one.

As a tennis player, Joe's daughter played an acceptable game in her first competition with a more experienced woman.

acceptably (adverb), more acceptably, most acceptably
Pertaining to how something is done or performed in a satisfactory manner: Jane's sports teacher said that she played volleyball acceptably and tolerably.
acceptance (s) (noun), acceptances (pl)
acceptation (s) (noun), acceptations (pl)
The usual favorable, valid, or agreeable meaning: "The acceptation of the word's meaning and application was approved by Jim's teacher."
Accipe hoc. (Latin statement)
Translation: "Take this."
anticipant (s) (noun), anticipants (pl)
anticipant (adjective), more anticipant, most anticipant
1. Coming or acting in advance: "The clouds are anticipant of a storm."
2. Expectant; anticipating: "The team was anticipant of victory.
anticipatable (adjective), more anticipatable, most anticipatable
1. A reference to the expectation of an advanced thought, discussion or activity: The delay was not anticipatable at all because of the sudden weather changes.
2. Capable of looking forward to something before a due date: The lovely hike in the woods was certainly anticipatable and Jenny could hardly wait until going on it!
3. A descriptive term for foreseeing and dealing with in advance: The severe snow storm was anticipatable so Jack put his car into the garage before it started.
anticipate (verb), anticipates; anticipated; anticipating
1. To realize beforehand; to look forward to: "Anticipating that a shortage of wheat would cause a rise in price, the family bought extra amounts of flour."
2. To expect; to look forward to; to be sure of: "Sabina anticipated a favorable decision."
3. To perform an action before another person has had time to act.
4. To answer a question, to obey a command, or to satisfy a request before it is made: "Todd anticipated the orders issued by the court."
5. To nullify, to prevent, or to forestall by taking countermeasures in advance: "The citizens were anticipating a military attack."
6. To consider or mention before the proper time: "The speaker was anticipating more difficult questions."
7. To be before (another) in doing, thinking, achieving, etc.: "Many modern inventions were anticipated by Leonardo da Vinci."
8. To pay money before it is due.
9. To think, speak, act, or to feel an emotional response in advance.
anticipation (s) (noun), anticipations (pl)
1. An expectation.
2. Foreknowledge, intuition, and presentiment.
3. The use or assignment of money; especially, from a trust fund, before it is legitimately available for use.
5. Music Introduction on a weak beat of one note of a new chord before the previous chord is resolved.
anticipatory (adjective), more anticipatory, most anticipatory
1. Relating to something that has been experienced or done in the expectation of a future event.
2. A reference to forecasting;
apperceive (verb), apperceives; apperceived; apperceiving
apperception (s) (noun), apperceptions (pl)
apperceptive (adjective); more apperceptive, most apperceptive