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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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Kumain din ako ng lechon,' Albayalde told reporters after the 118th National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) police service in Taguig City on Tuesday when asked if he accepts gifts from the public.
'Umno and BN will not accept if DAP continues to be in power.
Among small retailers who accept only cash payments, 50 percent of them intend to invest in new payment technologies.
According to the survey although a sizeable percentage of Poles does not accept Jews, Jews are more favorably viewed than other minorities, such as Muslims and Roma.
Two more families have accepted compensation to leave the Borei Keila area to make room for development, as the long-running land dispute creeps ever closer to an end.
Once you have worked out what it is that you need to accept, the next step is to make a commitment to yourself that you are going to accept it.
However, you should not accept unacceptable behaviors.
Some percentage of the population in every country says "it depends." But in some places, who these migrants are may factor more heavily into whether they are accepted. For example, in Russia, where the index score is among the lowest in the world, more than 40% of residents say "it depends" to each of the questions.
Payable is the first app where anyone with a smartphone in the 18 countries we are launching the app can accept any credit or debit card without any extra hardware.
He noted that the EU "has to accept" Turkey's membership, otherwise the EU would prove claims that it is a "Christian club."
Using the same logic I can today tell Palestinians: I wish you are wise enough this time to accept the current occupation of your land in the West Bank and in Gaza, accept the blockade imposed by occupational forces; and accept the killing of children, the destruction of schools and hospitals so that you could correct the mistakes of the previous generations who refused to surrender your land to the migrants who came from abroad.
But this is a relatively minor point if the larger point that the universe encompasses both the currently observable universe and that which preceded it is accepted. If this is accepted, then there has been an infinite amount of time during which, Perna demonstrates, any potential event is certain to occur given infinite time.