Definitions

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  • verb archaic Third-person singular simple present indicative form of accept.

Etymologies

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accept +‎ -eth

Examples

  • (Lorde, we beseech that this Webe Site accepteth our PRE tag.) anyways, a double digit number of exclamation points = = = VICTORY FOR HILLARY!!!!!!!!!!!

    Plouffe Rules Out Use Of Whitewater Or Cattle Futures Against Hillary

  • Whoso accepteth the Faith spare him; but if he refuse, slay him.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Whoso accepteth the Faith spare him; but if he refuse slay him. —

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • And if it come so to pass, in that distance of judgment, which is between man and man, shall we not think that God above, that knows the heart, doth not discern that frail men, in some of their contradictions, intend the same thing; and accepteth of both?

    The Essays

  • The way by which a man either simply renounceth or transferreth his right is a declaration, or signification, by some voluntary and sufficient sign, or signs, that he doth so renounce or transfer, or hath so renounced or transferred the same, to him that accepteth it.

    Leviathan

  • For they are really monarchs of their own people; that is, of their own Church (for the Church is the same thing with a Christian people); whereas the power of the Pope, though he were St. Peter, is neither monarchy, nor hath anything of archical nor cratical, but only of didactical; for God accepteth not a forced, but a willing obedience.

    Leviathan

  • The obedience required at our hands by God, that accepteth in all our actions the will for the deed, is a serious endeavour to obey Him; and is called also by all such names as signify that endeavour.

    Leviathan

  • And because God accepteth not the will for the deed, but only in the faithful, it is therefore, faith that makes good our plea; and in this sense it is that faith only justifies: so that faith and obedience are both necessary to salvation, yet in several senses each of them is said to justify.

    Leviathan

  • But a man is then also said to be justified when his plea, though in itself insufficient, is accepted; as when we plead our will, our endeavour to fulfil the law, and repent us of our failings, and God accepteth it for the performance itself.

    Leviathan

  • How much less to him that accepteth not the persons of princes, nor regardeth the rich more than the poor? for they all are the work of his hands.

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