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1. accepted

adjective. ['ækˈsɛptɪd'] generally approved or compelling recognition.

Synonyms

  • recognized
  • recognised

Antonyms

  • unknown
  • questionable
  • unestablished

Etymology

  • -ed (English)
  • -od (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • accept (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Accepted

  • intercepted

Example sentences of the word accepted


1. Adjective
Whether you are accepted depends on your ASVAB and other aptitude test scores.

2. Verb, past tense
When it comes to religious symbolism, the most commonly accepted symbol of Islam is the star and crescent.

3. Verb, past participle
Any points not addressed in the answer are accepted as true by the court.

Quotes containing the word accepted


1. I accepted the face that as much as I want to lead others, and love to be around other people, in some essential way, I am something of a loner.
- Arthur Ashe

2. You know, Freud accepted his lot very stoically and very well and with a sense of humor. He aged and died gracefully, and there's a lot to be said for that.
- Viggo Mortensen

3. If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
- John D. Rockefeller

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