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Definition of 'accepted'

See also: accept 


  1. generally approved or compelling recognition; "several accepted techniques for treating the condition"; "his recognized superiority in this kind of work"
       Synonyms: recognized recognised
  2. generally agreed upon; not subject to dispute; "the accepted interpretation of the poem"; "an accepted theory"; "the undisputed fact"
       Synonyms: undisputed unchallenged unquestioned
  3. generally accepted or used; "accepted methods of harmony and melody"; "three accepted types of pump"
  4. judged to be in conformity with approved usage; "acceptable English usage"
       Synonyms: acceptable
  5. widely or permanently accepted; "an accepted precedent"
  6. widely accepted as true or worthy; "the accepted wisdom about old age"; "a received moral idea"; "Received political wisdom says not; surveys show otherwise"- Economist
       Synonyms: received

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