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accept

v. to receive something with approval and intention to keep it. This use often arises on the question of accepting a payment which is late or not complete or accepting the "service" (delivery) of legal papers.

accept

(Admit as sufficient), verb accede to, admit as satisfactory, agree to, allow, comply, confirm

accept

(Assent), verb accede to, acquiesce, affirm, agree to, allow, authorize, comply, confirm, endorse, ratify, sanction, tolerate
Associated concepts: accept a contract, ratification

accept

(Embrace), verb adopt, consider as true, internalize

accept

(Recognize), verb accord recognition to, allow, honor
Associated concepts: accept a bill, accept a check, accept a draft

accept

(Take), verb accipere, acquire, obtain, receive, receive with approval, secure, take control of, take hold of, take possession of
Associated concepts: accept a bribe, accept gainful employyent
See also: abide, accede, accommodate, accredit, acknowledge, acquire, admit, adopt, agree, allow, approve, assent, assume, bear, certify, coincide, collect, comply, comprehend, concede, conceive, concur, condone, conform, consent, defer, endure, espouse, gain, grant, obey, partake, pass, permit, receive, recognize, sanction, seal, sign, submit, suffer, tolerate, trust, undertake, uphold, validate, yield
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In a recent study in which I had a small role, a finer analysis of poll data on evolution showed an increase in the category of "not sure" with a corresponding decrease about equally in accepters and rejecters.
High accepters were more likely to be in the urban clinics and to have only a high school diploma.
Researchers continue to mix and match different donors and accepters in the push for higher transition temperatures.