Commentary: Syntax includes: NP1[agent] ACCEPT NP2
She is accepting an offer from IBM.
Please accept my present.
Harvard accepted her brother for next year.
The company is not accepting anymore interns.
We couldn't accept another invitation this month.
Don't accept packages from strangers.
Female dogs will only accept males when they are in heat.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3, 5, 11
NOTE: NP1[agent] ACCEPT NP2[theme] NP1[agent] ACCEPT SCOMP[finite] No authority is needed for this type of acceptance; usually refers to accepting situations or ideas.
People did not accept atonal music at that time.
He has gradually been accepting his loss of mobility from the disease.
Do you think she'll accept our style of office humor?
At first Einstein didn't accept that the universe could be
To accept both p and not p is a contradiction.
The Creationists don't accept Darwinian evolution.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 4, 7
I'll accept the charges.
She accepted the responsibility.
Boxers accept the risks whenever they step into the ring to fight.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 6, 9, 10
Commentary: NP1[theme[inanimate]] ACCEPT NP2[theme[attribute]]
The spackle on the wall won't accept paint without a coat of primer.
They need an additive for the cloth to accept the dye.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 8