accepts

Is accepts a Scrabble word? YES

Is accepts a Words With Friends word? YES


The word ACCEPTS is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

There are 7 letters in the word ACCEPTS

37 Definitions  for the word accept:

verb - 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 idiosyncrasies"
verb - consider or hold as true, "I cannot accept the dogma of this church", "accept an argument"
verb - be sexually responsive to, used of a female domesticated mammal, "The cow accepted the bull"
verb - react favorably to, consider right and proper, "People did not accept atonal music at that time", "We accept the idea of universal health care"
verb - give an affirmative reply to, respond favorably to, "I cannot accept your invitation", "I go for this resolution"
verb - receive (a report) officially, as from a committee
verb - 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"
verb - 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"
verb - be designed to hold or take, "This surface will not take the dye"

GCIDE Definitions - ACCEPTS

Accept
Ac*cept" (, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Accepted; p. pr. & vb. n. Accepting.] [F. accepter, L. acceptare, freq. of accipere; ad + capere to take; akin to E. heave.]
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1. To receive with a consenting mind (something offered); as, to accept a gift; -- often followed by of.
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If you accept them, then their worth is great. Shak.
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To accept of ransom for my son. Milton.
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She accepted of a treat. Addison.
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2. To receive with favor; to approve.
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The Lord accept thy burnt sacrifice. Ps. xx. 3.
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Peradventure he will accept of me. Gen. xxxii. 20.
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3. To receive or admit and agree to; to assent to; as, I accept your proposal, amendment, or excuse.
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4. To take by the mind; to understand; as, How are these words to be accepted?
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5. (Com.) To receive as obligatory and promise to pay; as, to accept a bill of exchange. Bouvier.
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6. In a deliberate body, to receive in acquittance of a duty imposed; as, to accept the report of a committee. [This makes it the property of the body, and the question is then on its adoption.]
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To accept a bill (Law), to agree (on the part of the drawee) to pay it when due. -- To accept service (Law), to agree that a writ or process shall be considered as regularly served, when it has not been. -- To accept the person (Eccl.), to show favoritism. accepteth no man's person. Gal. ii. 6.
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Syn. -- To receive; take; admit. See Receive.
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Accept
Ac*cept" (, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Accepted; p. pr. & vb. n. Accepting.] [F. accepter, L. acceptare, freq. of accipere; ad + capere to take; akin to E. heave.]
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1. To receive with a consenting mind (something offered); as, to accept a gift; -- often followed by of.
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If you accept them, then their worth is great. Shak.
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To accept of ransom for my son. Milton.
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She accepted of a treat. Addison.
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2. To receive with favor; to approve.
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The Lord accept thy burnt sacrifice. Ps. xx. 3.
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Peradventure he will accept of me. Gen. xxxii. 20.
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3. To receive or admit and agree to; to assent to; as, I accept your proposal, amendment, or excuse.
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4. To take by the mind; to understand; as, How are these words to be accepted?
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5. (Com.) To receive as obligatory and promise to pay; as, to accept a bill of exchange. Bouvier.
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6. In a deliberate body, to receive in acquittance of a duty imposed; as, to accept the report of a committee. [This makes it the property of the body, and the question is then on its adoption.]
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To accept a bill (Law), to agree (on the part of the drawee) to pay it when due. -- To accept service (Law), to agree that a writ or process shall be considered as regularly served, when it has not been. -- To accept the person (Eccl.), to show favoritism. accepteth no man's person. Gal. ii. 6.
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Syn. -- To receive; take; admit. See Receive.
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