Accept vs Amphiprotic - What's the difference?

accept | amphiprotic |


As adjectives the difference between accept and amphiprotic

is that accept is (obsolete) accepted while amphiprotic is (chemistry) being able to both donate and accept a proton, and thus being able to react both as an acid and a base; amphoteric.

As a verb accept

is to receive, especially with a consent, with favour, or with approval.

accept

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • To receive, especially with a consent, with favour, or with approval.
  • * (rfdate)
  • She accepted of a treat.
  • * (rfdate), Psalms 20:3
  • The Lord accept thy burnt sacrifice.
  • To admit to a place or a group.
  • The Boy Scouts were going to accept him as a member.
  • To regard as proper, usual, true, or to believe in.
  • I accept the fact that Christ lived.
  • To receive as adequate or satisfactory.
  • To receive or admit to; to agree to; to assent to; to submit to.
  • I accept your proposal, amendment, or excuse.
  • To endure patiently.
  • I accept my punishment.
  • (transitive, legal, business) To agree to pay.
  • To receive officially
  • to accept the report of a committee
  • To receive something willingly.
  • I accept .

    Synonyms

    * receive * take * withtake * admit

    Antonyms

    * reject * decline

    Derived terms

    * accepted * acceptedly * accepter * acceptive * accept a bill * accept person * accept service

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) Accepted.
  • * 1599 , (William Shakespeare), , V-ii
  • Pass our accept and peremptory answer.
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    amphiprotic

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (chemistry) being able to both donate and accept a proton, and thus being able to react both as an acid and a base; amphoteric
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