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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 ?
"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.
Trees, painted on flat cardboard and stuck up on each side of the stage, we accept as a forest.
I stand alone, bound to accept society and not unwilling, since in return for the taxes I pay it protects me, a weakling, against the tyranny of another stronger than I am; but I submit to its laws because I must; I do not acknowledge their justice: I do not know justice, I only know power.
Van Brandt," she rejoined, "and I will accept your help gratefully."
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.
Turning now to the Workmen he asserted that their interests must not be neglected, and that, if they intended to accept the Colour Bill, they ought at least to do so with full view of the consequences.
The present is afterwards accepted. The people are forbidden to sell them provisions.
Adrienne was advised to accept Betts, and her scruples, on the score of money, were gradually removed, by Mrs.
She at once refused, not only to accept his proposal, but even to take it into consideration.
Why and how were the battles of Shevardino and Borodino given and accepted? Why was the battle of Borodino fought?
Without thinking about it, he accepted this disappearing into the wall as a peculiarity of his father, as milk and half- digested meat were peculiarities of his mother.
At first he accepted much of what people brought him--tea, sugar, white bread, milk, clothing, and fire-wood.