accept (v.) Look up accept at Dictionary.com
late 14c., "to take what is offered; admit and agree to (a proposal, etc.)," from Old French accepter (14c.) or directly from Latin acceptare "take or receive willingly," frequentative of accipere "receive, get without effort," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + capere "to take," from PIE root *kap- "to grasp" (see capable). Related: Accepted; accepting.