1. generally agreed upon; not subject to dispute; "the accepted interpretation of the poem"; "an accepted theory"

2. widely or permanently accepted; "an accepted precedent"

3. judged to be in conformity with approved usage; "acceptable English usage"

4. generally approved or compelling recognition; "several accepted techniques for treating the condition"; "his recognized superiority in this kind of work"

5. 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

6. generally accepted or used; "accepted methods of harmony and melody"; "three accepted types of pump"

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