Accepting

  • 1 accepting — index orthodox Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 accepting — adjective tolerating without protest (Freq. 2) always more accepting of coaching suggestion than her teammates the atmosphere was judged to be more supporting and accepting • Similar to: ↑acceptive …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 3 Accepting — Accept Ac*cept ([a^]k*s[e^]pt ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Accepted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Accepting}.] [F. accepter, L. acceptare, freq. of accipere; ad + capere to take; akin to E. heave.] [1913 Webster] 1. To receive with a consenting mind (something… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 accepting — acceptingly, adv. acceptingness, n. /ak sep ting/, adj. amenable; open: She was always more accepting of coaching suggestions than her teammates. [1570 80; ACCEPT + ING2] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 5 accepting — adjective Characterized by acceptance …

    Wiktionary

  • 6 accepting — acceptance …

    Philosophy dictionary

  • 7 accepting — Synonyms and related words: Spartan, abject, acquiescent, agreeable, armed with patience, assenting, at ease, clement, comfortable, compassionate, complaisant, compliable, compliant, complying, composed, consenting, content, contented,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 8 accepting — n. receiving; consenting; tolerating ac·cept || É™k sept v. receive; agree, consent …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 9 accepting house — also acceptance house ➔ house * * * accepting house UK US noun [C] (also acceptance house, also acceptance bank) ► BANKING one of several large banks in London in the …

    Financial and business terms

  • 10 accepting house — A financial institution which accepts bills of exchange (bill of exchange). Related links discount house letters of credit Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms …

    Law dictionary

  • 11 Accepting house — An accepting house is a primarily British institution which specializes in the acceptance and guarantee of bills of exchange thereby facilitating the lending of money. They now have taken on other functions as the use of bills has declined,… …

    Wikipedia

  • 12 accepting house — An institution specializing in accepting or guaranteeing bills of exchange A service fee is charged for guaranteeing payment, enabling the bill to be discounted at preferential rates on the money market The decline in the use of bills of exchange …

    Big dictionary of business and management

  • 13 accepting house — noun see acceptance house * * * accepting house noun A financial institution, such as a merchant bank, which accepts bills of exchange • • • Main Entry: ↑accept * * * acceptance house or accepting house, = merchant bank. (Cf. ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 Accepting Risk — A risk management method used in the business or investment field. Accepting risk occurs when the cost of managing a certain type of risk is accepted, because the risk involved is not adequate enough to warrant the added cost it will take to… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 15 Accepting Houses Committee — A committee representing the accepting houses in the City of London. Members of the committee are eligible for finer discounts on bills bought by the Bank of England, although this privilege has been extended to other banks …

    Big dictionary of business and management

  • 16 accepting the situation — making peace with the situation …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 17 accepting unit/controller — Air traffic control unit/air traffic controller next to take control of an aircraft (ICAO). The unit/controller is thereafter responsible for providing air traffic services. The radio boundaries of control or service units at which transfer of… …

    Aviation dictionary

  • 18 accepting house — /ək septɪŋ haυs/, acceptance house /ək septəns haυs/ noun a firm (usually a merchant bank) which accepts bills of exchange (i.e. promises to pay them) at a discount, in return for immediate payment to the issuer, in this case the Bank of England …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 19 Accepting Houses Committee — /əkˌseptɪŋ ˌhaυzɪz kə mɪti/ noun the main London merchant banks, which organise the lending of money with the Bank of England. They receive slightly better discount rates from the Bank …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 20 accepting wagers — Taking bets. Acting as the banker in a gambling game …

    Ballentine's law dictionary


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