accepting

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  • accepting — index orthodox Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • accepting — adjective tolerating without protest (Freq. 2) always more accepting of coaching suggestion than her teammates the atmosphere was judged to be more supporting and accepting • Similar to: ↑acceptive …   Useful english dictionary

  • Accepting — Accept Ac*cept ([a^]k*s[e^]pt ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Accepted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Accepting}.] [F. accepter, L. acceptare, freq. of accipere; ad + capere to take; akin to E. heave.] [1913 Webster] 1. To receive with a consenting mind (something… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • accepting — acceptingly, adv. acceptingness, n. /ak sep ting/, adj. amenable; open: She was always more accepting of coaching suggestions than her teammates. [1570 80; ACCEPT + ING2] * * * …   Universalium

  • accepting — adjective Characterized by acceptance …   Wiktionary

  • accepting — Synonyms and related words: Spartan, abject, acquiescent, agreeable, armed with patience, assenting, at ease, clement, comfortable, compassionate, complaisant, compliable, compliant, complying, composed, consenting, content, contented,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • accepting — n. receiving; consenting; tolerating ac·cept || É™k sept v. receive; agree, consent …   English contemporary dictionary

  • accepting house — also acceptance house ➔ house * * * accepting house UK US noun [C] (also acceptance house, also acceptance bank) ► BANKING one of several large banks in London in the …   Financial and business terms

  • accepting house — A financial institution which accepts bills of exchange (bill of exchange). Related links discount house letters of credit Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms …   Law dictionary

  • Accepting house — An accepting house is a primarily British institution which specializes in the acceptance and guarantee of bills of exchange thereby facilitating the lending of money. They now have taken on other functions as the use of bills has declined,… …   Wikipedia

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