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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Widely encountered, used, or recognized: an accepted treatment for pneumonia.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of accept.
  • adj. Generally approved, believed, or recognized.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Acceptable; chosen; appointed.
  • In com., received or acknowledged as binding: often abbreviated to a. or A. See acceptance, 1 .

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. generally approved or compelling recognition

Etymologies

accept +‎ -ed (Wiktionary)

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