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  • tolerate or accommodate oneself to; "I shall have to accept these unpleasant working conditions"; "I swallowed the insult"; "She has learned to live with her husband''s little idiosyncracies"
  • consider or hold as true; "I cannot accept the dogma of this church"; "accept an argument"
  • be sexually responsive to, used of a female domesticated mammal; "The cow accepted the bull"
  • react favorably to; consider right and proper; "People did not accept atonal music at that time"; "We accept the idea of universal health care"
  • give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to; "I cannot accept your invitation"; "I go for this resolution"
  • make use of or accept for some purpose; "take a risk"; "take an opportunity"
  • of a deliberative body: receive (a report) officially, as from a committee
  • receive willingly something given or offered; "The only girl who would have him was the miller''s daughter"; "I won''t have this dog in my house!"; "Please accept my present"
  • admit into a group or community; "accept students for graduate study"; "We''ll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member"
  • take on as one''s own the expenses or debts of another person; "I''ll accept the charges"; "She agreed to bear the responsibility"
  • be designed to hold or take; "This surface will not take the dye"

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Accept Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Accept is a heavy metal band from Solingen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It was formed in 1968 by Udo Dirkschneider. The band played an important role in the development of speed metal.



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* When the world goes mad, one must accept madness as sanity since sanity is, in the last analysis, nothing but the madness on which the whole world happens to agree. - George Bernard Shaw

* A man convinced of his own merit will accept misfortune as an honor, for thus can he persuade others, as well as himself, that he is a worthy target for the arrows of fate. - La Rochefoucauld

* If you can't accept losing, you can't win. - Vince Lombardi


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