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.