“accept” is an English verb.
“accept” has 5 different uses and meaning. Let’s look at each meaning in more detail.
accept – Meaning 1
Meaning: to agree to take or receive something.
My grandma tried to give me some money but I didn’t accept it.
The shop accepts payments by credit card.
Sarah: I am sorry.
Jane: It’s fine. I accept your apology.
accept – Meaning 2
Meaning: to say yes to an offer or invitation
Jane: How was the job interview?
Sarah: The company offered me the job and I accepted!
I’m invited to their wedding but I can’t accept.
Mark’s house is for sale. A buyer offers him £200,000 and Mark accepts the offer.
accept – Meaning 3
to approve of something.
to consider something as satisfactory.
The university has accepted my application.
The British embassy has accepted my visa application. I can go to London!
accept – Meaning 4
to approve of someone.
to make someone feel welcome.
to include someone as part of a group.
They like their new manager. They have accepted him.
When Clare changed classes, her new classmates quickly accepted her.
Sarah wasn’t accepted by her classmates.
accept – Meaning 5
to believe that something is true.
to admit that something is true.
The police officer accepted my explanation.
Scientists accept that pollution is a serious problem.
It is very difficult to accept the death of a friend.
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Mark apologized for hitting me, so I accepted his apology.
I got accepted to study in Cambridge University.
Fortunately, my credit card got accepted!