accepting accepting  /æk ˈsɛp tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) tolerating without protest

Usage(s):

  1. If convicted of accepting bribes, lecturers could face a sentence of up to five years in prison or a hefty fine.
  2. One can only imagine the intense nerdiness of the video footage that is even now pouring into Joss Whedon's inbox, now that he's accepting applications for the Evil League of Evil.
  3. Upon accepting, the new pontiff is made bishop of Rome and is honored by each of the cardinals.

News

  1. LGBTs find society more accepting but still report stigmatization

    WASHINGTON, June 14 (UPI) -- Nine in 10 members of the U.S. LGBT community say society is more accepting now and anticipate that acceptance to grow, a Pew Research survey indicated.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. Pittcon 2014 Now Accepting Booth Space Reservations

    The Pittcon Exposition Committee is now accepting booth space reservations for Pittcon 2014, which will be held March 3-6, 2014, at McCormick Place, North America's premier convention facility, located in Chicago, Illinois. (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10828469.htm
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Wesley accepting preschool enrollment

    Wesley Kids for Christ Preschool is currently accepting enrollment for the 2013-14 school year. Openings are available for 3- and 4-year-old classes.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Sedalia Democrat

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