Accept etymology


English word accept comes from Old French (842-ca. 1400) accepter (To accept.)

Etymology of accept

Detailed word origin of accept

Dictionary entry Language Definition
accepter Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) To accept.
accepten Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
accept English (en) (obsolete) Accepted. (intransitive) To receive something willingly.. (transitive) To admit to a place or a group.. (transitive) To endure patiently.. (transitive) To receive as adequate or satisfactory.. (transitive) To receive officially.. (transitive) To receive or admit to; to agree to; to assent to; to submit to.. (transitive) To receive, especially with a consent, with favour, or with [...]