accepted

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adjective ac·cept·ed \ik-ˈsep-təd, ak-\

Definition of accepted

  1. :  regarded favorably :  given approval or acceptance a fully accepted member of the group; especially :  generally approved or used an accepted convention/practice a widely accepted theory

acceptedly

adverb

Origin and Etymology of accepted

Middle English, from past participle of accepten “to accept


First Known Use: 15th century



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