Accept vs Amphiprotic - What's the difference?
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.
To receive, especially with a consent, with favour, or with approval.
* (rfdate), Psalms 20:3
- She accepted of a treat.
To admit to a place or a group.
- The Lord accept thy burnt sacrifice.
To regard as proper, usual, true, or to believe in.
- The Boy Scouts were going to accept him as a member.
To receive as adequate or satisfactory.
To receive or admit to; to agree to; to assent to; to submit to.
- I accept the fact that Christ lived.
To endure patiently.
- I accept your proposal, amendment, or excuse.
(transitive, legal, business) To agree to pay.
To receive officially
- I accept my punishment.
To receive something willingly.
- to accept the report of a committee
- I accept .
* accept a bill
* accept person
* accept service
* 1599 , (William Shakespeare), , V-ii
- Pass our accept and peremptory answer.
(chemistry) being able to both donate and accept a proton, and thus being able to react both as an acid and a base; amphoteric