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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).
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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.
Adrienne accepted the present with some reluctance, on account of the price that had been paid for me, and yet with strong emotion.
"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.
That redoubt was quite senseless in front of the position where the battle was accepted. Why was it more strongly fortified than any other post?
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.
'I could only accept it on terms of perfect equality, as a companion, protector, Mentor, and friend.'
Gradually introducing the mention of the dangers to the Tradesmen, the Professional Classes and the Gentlemen, he silenced the rising murmurs of the Isosceles by reminding them that, in spite of all these defects, he was willing to accept the Bill if it was approved by the majority.
To-day we must accept it as one of the earliest castles of the Conquest, probably not later than the time of Henry I.
He proposed marriage to her for the second time--and (after having being accepted) he consented, at her request, to consider the marriage as broken off.
The present is afterwards accepted. The people are forbidden to sell them provisions.
Some mothers would have insisted on their daughter's accepting so good an offer on the first overture; but I could not reconcile it to myself to force Frederica into a marriage from which her heart revolted, and instead of adopting so harsh a measure merely propose to make it her own choice, by rendering her thoroughly uncomfortable till she does accept him--but enough of this tiresome girl.