What does accept mean?
The definition of accept
Ac*cept”, v. t.
[imp. & p. p. Accepted; p. pr. & vb. n. Accepting.]
Etym: [F. accepter, L. acceptare, freq. of accipere; ad + capere to take; akin to E. heave.]

1 To receive with a consenting mind (something offered); as, to accept a gift; — often followed by of. If you accept them, then their worth is great. Shak. To accept of ransom for my son. Milton. She accepted of a treat. Addison.
2 To receive with favor; to approve. The Lord accept thy burnt sacrifice. Ps. xx. 3. Peradventure he will accept of me. Gen. xxxii. 20.
3 To receive or admit and agree to; to assent to; as, I accept your proposal, amendment, or excuse.
4 To take by the mind; to understand; as, How are these words to be accepted
5 (Com.)
To receive as obligatory and promise to pay; as, to accept a bill of exchange. Bouvier.
6 In a deliberate body, to receive in acquittance of a duty imposed; as, to accept the report of a committee. [This makes it the property of the body, and the question is then on its adoption.] To accept a bill (Law), to agree (on the part of the drawee) to pay it when due.

— To accept service (Law), to agree that a writ or process shall be considered as regularly served, when it has not been.
— To accept the person (Eccl.), to show favoritism. “God accepteth no man’s person.” Gal. ii. 6.
— To receive; take; admit. See Receive.

Ac*cept”, a.
Accepted. [Obs.] Shak.