verb (used with object)

1.  To take or receive (something offered); receive with approval or favor: to accept a present; to accept a proposal.
2.  To agree or consent to; accede to: to accept a treaty; to accept an apology.
3.  To respond or answer affirmatively to: to accept an invitation.
4.  To undertake the responsibility, duties, honors, etc., of: to accept the office of president.
5.  To receive or admit formally, as to a college or club.