accepter

accepter

[ak-sep-ter]
noun
a person or thing that accepts.

Origin:
1575–85; accept + -er1

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accept (əkˈsɛpt)
 
vb (sometimes foll by of)
1.  to take or receive (something offered)
2.  to give an affirmative reply to: to accept an invitation
3.  to take on the responsibilities, duties, etc, of: he accepted office
4.  to tolerate or accommodate oneself to
5.  to consider as true or believe in (a philosophy, theory, etc): I cannot accept your argument
6.  (may take a clause as object) to be willing to grant or believe: you must accept that he lied
7.  to receive with approval or admit, as into a community, group, etc
8.  commerce to agree to pay (a bill, draft, shipping document, etc), esp by signing
9.  to receive as adequate, satisfactory, or valid
10.  to receive, take, or hold (something applied, inserted, etc)
11.  archaic to take or receive an offer, invitation, etc
 
[C14: from Latin acceptāre, from ad- to + capere to take]
 
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