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accept

[ak′sept]
(computer science)
A data transmission statement which is used in FORTRAN when the computer is in conversational mode, and which enables the programmer to input, through the teletypewriter, data the programmer wishes stored in memory.

accept

(library, networking)
Berkeley Unix networking socket library routine to satisfy a connection request from a remote host. A specified socket on the local host (which must be capable of accepting the connection) is connected to the requesting socket on the remote host. The remote socket's socket address is returned.

Unix manual pages: accept(2), connect(2).
References in classic literature ?
I thank you again and again for the honour you have done me in your proposals, but to accept them is absolutely impossible.
But, see you, if he does not accept, I should like to guarantee my thirteen reserved millions to him -- yes, I will do so -- yes.
What you mean is that people accept an immediate pain rather than an immediate pleasure.
Trees, painted on flat cardboard and stuck up on each side of the stage, we accept as a forest.
I can honestly ask you to accept my heart's dearest wishes for your happiness--and I can keep the rest to myself.
I shall ask you to accept a little present from me, among the other offerings that are made to you before the wedding day.
Also that I can accept no second or inferior position.
I could only accept it on terms of perfect equality, as a companion, protector, Mentor, and friend.
Mr Dorrit, in spite of his sense of his importance, felt as if it would be quite a kindness in her to accept it on any conditions.
Intel respectfully disagrees with the allegations contained in the Recommendation, but in order to continue to focus on the needs of customers and consumers, and continue to provide them with the best products and service, we have decided to accept the Recommendation," said Bruce Sewell, vice president and general counsel for Intel.
Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters set forth in this press release, including statements that IBM will accept ASIC design data from Blast Create, that the use of Blast Create will improve the interaction between logic and physical designers, reduce development time, improve area, performance and power and eliminate iterations, and about the features and benefits of Magma's system, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
The Canadian Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.