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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 could offer to lend the scoundrel the money that he wanted at an hour's notice, and he was the man to accept my proposal quite as easily as I could make it.
Van Brandt," she rejoined, "and I will accept your help gratefully.
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.
What you mean is that people accept an immediate pain rather than an immediate pleasure.
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.
She at once refused, not only to accept his proposal, but even to take it into consideration.
Isabel, at Miss Pink's intercession, was induced to accept her lover's excuses, and, in the event of her favorable reception by Hardyman's parents at the farm, to give her consent (not very willingly even yet) to hastening the ceremony which was to make her Hardyman's wife.
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.
Jeff Weiss and Jonathan Hughes (1) argue that to maintain and foster collaboration an organization must accept and actively manage conflict.