Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Widely encountered, used, or recognized.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of accept.
  • adjective Generally approved, believed, or recognized.

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

  • adjective generally approved or compelling recognition

Etymologies

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accept +‎ -ed

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