What is another word for accepted?

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Adjective
Generally approved, believed, or recognized
“In the US, the widely accepted rule is that if your front (porch) light is on, you're welcome to trick-or-treaters at your door, and you'll have candy.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to agree to receive or take receipt of
“James would accept his award as the league's Most Valuable Player while encouraging everyone to chase their dreams.”
Verb
(of a job or task) Simple past tense for to agree to take responsibility of
“I have decided to accept the responsibility of driving this project to completion.”
Verb
(of an offer or proposal) Simple past tense for to answer in the affirmative
“Please accept our invitation to join us in our upcoming presentation on health and fitness.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to admit or welcome into a place or a group
“MENSA would accept Frank as a member in 2009, a decision many regarded as questionable given his penchant for being irrational.”
Verb
(of a proposition) Simple past tense for to believe as valid or correct
“Donald would accept Brett's explanation that he liked beer, but never misbehaved because of it.”
Verb
(of a proposal) Simple past tense for to agree or consent to
“Harvey refused to accept Rose's suggestion that they should just be friends, and paid the price for it.”
Verb
(of something unpleasant) Simple past tense for to tolerate or submit to
“He had come to accept the fact that he would not get the promotion he desired.”
Verb
Past participle for to agree to receive or take receipt of
“James would accept his award as the league's Most Valuable Player while encouraging everyone to chase their dreams.”
Verb
(of a job or task) Past participle for to agree to take responsibility of
“I have decided to accept the responsibility of driving this project to completion.”
Verb
(of an offer or proposal) Past participle for to answer in the affirmative
“Please accept our invitation to join us in our upcoming presentation on health and fitness.”
Verb
Past participle for to admit or welcome into a place or a group
“MENSA would accept Frank as a member in 2009, a decision many regarded as questionable given his penchant for being irrational.”
Verb
(of a proposition) Past participle for to believe as valid or correct
“Donald would accept Brett's explanation that he liked beer, but never misbehaved because of it.”
Verb
(of a proposal) Past participle for to agree or consent to
“Harvey refused to accept Rose's suggestion that they should just be friends, and paid the price for it.”
Verb
(of something unpleasant) Past participle for to tolerate or submit to
“He had come to accept the fact that he would not get the promotion he desired.”
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