To receive, especially with a consent, with favour, or with approval.
To admit to a place or a group.
“The Boy Scouts were going to accept him as a member.”
To regard as proper, usual, true, or to believe in.
“I accept the notion that Christ lived.”
To receive as adequate or satisfactory.
To receive or admit to; to agree to; to assent to; to submit to.
“I accept your proposal, amendment, or excuse.”
To endure patiently.
“I accept my punishment.”
To agree to pay.
To receive officially.
“to accept the report of a committee”
To receive something willingly.
To exclude; to specify as being an exception.
To take exception, to object (to or against).
“to except to a witness or his testimony”
With the exception of; but.
“There was nothing in the cupboard except a tin of beans.”
With the exception (that); used to introduce a clause, phrase or adverb forming an exception or qualification to something previously stated.
“You look a bit like my sister, except she has longer hair.”
“I never made fun of her except teasingly.”
Unless; used to introduce a hypothetical case in which an exception may exist.
not including; other than
“they work every day except Sunday”
“I was naked except for my socks”
used before a statement that forms an exception to one just made
“I didn’t tell him anything, except that I needed the money”
“our berets were the same except mine was blue”
“she never offered advice, except it were asked of her”
specify as excluded from a category or group
“five classes of advertisement are excepted from control”