to receive with consent [ a gift] [ service]
to assent to the receipt of and treat in such a way as to indicate ownership of [ed
the shipment despite discovering defects in the merchandise] compare reject
NOTE: Under section 2-606(1) of the Uniform Commercial Code, a buyer accepts goods if: 1) he or she indicates to the seller after a reasonable opportunity to inspect them that he or she will keep them; 2) he or she fails to effectively reject them; 3) he or she acts in a way that is inconsistent with seller's ownership of the goods.
to make an affirmative or favorable response to
to indicate by words or action one's assent to (an offer) and willingness to enter into a contract NOTE: A contract is created when the offer is accepted.
to assume orally, in writing, or by conduct an obligation to pay [ing
of a deliberative body
to receive (a report) officially (as from a committee)
to receive favorably something offered usually used with of
[no person…shall… of any present "U.S. Constitution
to receive and assume ownership of goods [under section 2-606(1), buyer has ed
if he has done any of the acts described therein "J. J. White and R. S. Summers"]
ac·cep·tance [ik-sep-təns, ak-]