Definition of Accepted

1. Adjective. Generally approved or compelling recognition. "His recognized superiority in this kind of work"

Exact synonyms: Recognised, Recognized
Similar to: Acknowledged



Definition of Accepted

1. Verb. (past of accept) ¹

2. Adjective. Generally approved, believed, or recognized. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Accepted

1. accept [v] - See also: accept

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Accepted

acceptability
acceptable
acceptable daily intake
acceptable risk
acceptableness
acceptably
acceptance
acceptance sampling
acceptances
acceptancy
acceptant
acceptants
acceptation
acceptations
acceptaunce
accepted (current term)
accepted pairing
acceptedly
acceptee
acceptees
accepter
accepters
acceptest
accepteth
acceptilation
acceptilations
accepting
acceptingly
acceptingness
acceptingnesses

Literary usage of Accepted

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1. "The Kingdom of God is Within You": Christianity Not as a Mystic Religion by Leo Tolstoy, Constance Black Garnett (1894)
"... and therefore it was not obligatory and was not accepted in its true significance by all, but only by a few—Christianity is, moreover, prophetic of the ..."

2. Transactions by American philosophical society (1850)
"The report was accepted. CG Hopkins, Esq. from the committee on NEAT CATTLE, read a report, making many valuable suggestions, which was accepted. ..."

3. The Law of Railways: Embracing Corporations, Eminent Domain, Contracts by Isaac Fletcher Redfield (1869)
"New or altered charter must be formally accepted. . 6. Matter of presumption and inference. 6. ... Charter subject to recall until accepted. § 19. 1. ..."

4. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1860)
"The pilgrims then lovingly accepted the motion : so they had them to the top of a high hill called Clear, and gave them the glass to look. ..."

5. Dictionary of national biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1901)
"... has been generally accepted and followed in subsequent cases. In 1882 he was appointed a lord of appeal with a life peerage, patent dated 23 June 1882, ..."

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