accepted [ak-sep-tid] ExamplesWord Origin See more synonyms for accepted on adjective

  1. generally approved; usually regarded as normal, right, etc.: an accepted pronunciation of a word; an accepted theory.

Origin of accepted First recorded in 1485–95; accept + -ed2 Related formsac·cept·ed·ly, adverbqua·si-ac·cept·ed, adjectiveun·ac·cept·ed, adjectivewell-ac·cept·ed, adjective Related Words for unaccepted creepy, drip, dumpy, gross, loser, lousy, obnoxious, out, rejected, unattractive, undesirable, unloved, unwanted, unwelcome, weird, abhorred, avoided, detested, disesteemed, disfavored Examples from the Web for unaccepted Historical Examples of unaccepted

  • An offer is a revocable and unaccepted communication of willingness to promise.

    The Common Law

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

  • So long as they are unaccepted, they possess the same character.

    The Ordinance of Covenanting

    John Cunningham

  • Shell have to accept it; or to live with it unaccepted, then.

    Adrienne Toner

    Anne Douglas Sedgwick

  • Well—there must be many other natural laws, still undiscovered, or at least unaccepted.

    Dennison Grant

    Robert Stead

  • In a lover, as yet unaccepted, she felt this last quality to be embarrassing.

    Was It Right to Forgive?

    Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr

  • British Dictionary definitions for unaccepted accepted adjective

    1. commonly approved or recognized; customary; established

    Derived Formsacceptedly, adverb

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