1. [adjective] generally approved or compelling recognition; "several accepted techniques for treating the condition"; "his recognized superiority in this kind of work"
    Synonyms: recognized, recognised

  2. [adjective] generally agreed upon; not subject to dispute; "the accepted interpretation of the poem"; "an accepted theory"
    Synonyms: undisputed

  3. [adjective] generally accepted or used; "accepted methods of harmony and melody"; "three accepted types of pump"

  4. [adjective] judged to be in conformity with approved usage; "acceptable English usage"
    Synonyms: acceptable

  5. [adjective] widely or permanently accepted; "an accepted precedent"

  6. [adjective] widely accepted as true or worthy; "the accepted wisdom about old age"; "a received moral idea"; "Received political wisdom says not; surveys show otherwise"- Economist
    Synonyms: received