accepted etymology

English word accepted comes from English accept, English -ed

Detailed word origin of accepted

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
accept English (eng) (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 approval.. [...]
-ed English (eng) Used to form past participles of (regular) verbs. See -en and -t for variants. Used to form past tenses of (regular) verbs. In linguistics, it is used for the base form of any past form. See -t for a variant. Used to form adjectives from nouns, in the sense of having the object represented by the noun.. As an extension of the above, when used along with an adjective preceding the noun, [...]
accepted English (eng) Generally approved, believed, or recognized.

Words with the same origin as accepted

Descendants of -ed
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