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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to agree to)
a. aceptar
I can't accept your invitation because I have to work that day.No puedo aceptar tu invitación porque tengo que trabajar ese día.
2. (to receive)
a. aceptar
This shop only accepts card payments for purchases over $15.Esta tienda solo acepta pago con tarjeta por compras superiores a $15.
b. admitir
The metro entrance machine doesn't accept those old cards anymore.La máquina de entrada del metro ya no admite esas tarjetas viejas.
3. (to acknowledge)
a. reconocer
I accept that I shouldn't have said anything to him.Reconozco que no había debido decirle nada.
b. aceptar
I accept that this will be difficult for you.Acepto que esto te saldrá difícil.
4. (to welcome)
a. admitir
The class immediately accepted me as one of them.La clase me admitió de inmediato como uno más.
5. (education)
a. admitir
Seth hopes to be accepted into the UNAM.Seth espera ser admitido a la UNAM.
6. (medicine)
a. tolerar
The surgery was a success; the patient's body accepted the donated kidney.La cirugía fue un éxito; el cuerpo del paciente aceptó el riñón donado.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
7. (to receive or agree)
a. aceptar
In some countries, if the host offers you something to eat, it is considered impolite not to accept.En algunos países, si el anfitrión te ofrece algo de comer, está mal visto no aceptarlo.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (invitation, apology, defeat)
a. aceptar
2. (reasons)
a. aceptar, admitir
3. (blame)
a. admitir
the machine won't accept foreign coinsla máquina no funciona con or no admite monedas extranjeras
to accept responsibility for somethingasumir la responsabilidad de algo
it is generally accepted that…en general, se acepta or se admite que…
4. (into university)
a. admitir
accept [əkˈsept]
transitive verb
1 [+gift, invitation, apology, offer] aceptar; [+report] aprobar; (Med) [+transplant] tolerar
...drugs which will fool the body into accepting transplants the Academy accepts the word
the Academy accepted the word in 1970 la Academia admitió la palabra en 1970
2 [+machine] [+coin] admitir
This machine does not accept new 50p coins The images were digitized in a form that could be accepted by the computer
3 (Comm) [+cheque, orders] aceptar
4 (acknowledge) reconocer; admitir; [+person] admitir; acoger
it is accepted that ... se reconoce or admite que ...; I do not accept that way of doing it no apruebo ese modo de hacerlo; to accept responsibility for sth asumir la responsabilidad de algo; he was accepted as one of us se lo admitió or acogió como a uno de nosotros
intransitive verb
aceptar; asentir
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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