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Accepting vs. Excepting — What's the Difference?

Accepting vs. Excepting — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Accepting and Excepting

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Accepting

To answer affirmatively
Accept an invitation.
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Excepting

With the exception of.
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Accepting

To agree to take (a duty or responsibility).
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Excepting

Except.
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Accepting

To receive (something offered), especially with gladness or approval
Accepted a glass of water.
Accepted their contract.
Mar 04, 2018
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Excepting

Present participle of except
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Accepting

To admit to a group, organization, or place
Accepted me as a new member of the club.
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Excepting

With the exception of
Nothing was to be sacrosanct or sacred, excepting reason itself.
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Accepting

To regard as proper, usual, or right
Such customs are widely accepted.
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Excepting

With rejection or exception of; excluding; except.
No one was ever yet made utterly miserable, excepting by himself.
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Accepting

To regard as true; believe in
Scientists have accepted the new theory.
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Accepting

To understand as having a specific meaning.
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Accepting

To endure resignedly or patiently
Accept one's fate.
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Accepting

To be able to hold (something applied or inserted)
This wood will not accept oil paints.
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Accepting

To receive officially
Accept the committee's report.
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Accepting

To consent to pay, as by a signed agreement.
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Accepting

To take payment in the form of
A store that does not accept checks.
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Accepting

(Medicine) To receive (a transplanted organ or tissue) without immunological rejection.
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Accepting

To receive something, especially with favor. Often used with of.
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Accepting

Present participle of accept
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Accepting

Characterized by acceptance.
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Accepting

Tolerating without protest;
Always more accepting of coaching suggestion than her teammates
The atmosphere was judged to be more supporting and accepting
Mar 04, 2018

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