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1. also ac·cept·er One who signs a draft or bill of exchange.
2. Chemistry An atom that accepts or incorporates a part from a donor, especially an atom that incorporates electrons to form a bond with another atom.


1. (Banking & Finance) commerce the person or organization on which a draft or bill of exchange is drawn after liability has been accepted, usually by signature
2. (Electronics) electronics Also called: acceptor impurity an impurity, such as gallium, added to a semiconductor material to increase its p-type conductivity by increasing the number of holes in the semiconductor. Compare donor5
3. (Electronics) electronics a circuit tuned to accept a particular frequency
4. (Chemistry) chem the atom or group that accepts electrons in a coordinate bond


(ækˈsɛp tər)

1. one that accepts; accepter.
2. a person who acccepts for payment a draft or bill of exchange.
3. an atom that receives a pair of electrons to form a chemical bond.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acceptor - (chemistry) in the formation of a coordinate bond it is the compound to which electrons are donatedacceptor - (chemistry) in the formation of a coordinate bond it is the compound to which electrons are donated
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
2.acceptor - the person (or institution) who accepts a check or draft and becomes responsible for paying the party named in the draft when it maturesacceptor - the person (or institution) who accepts a check or draft and becomes responsible for paying the party named in the draft when it matures
drawee - the person (or bank) who is expected to pay a check or draft when it is presented for payment


[əkˈseptəʳ] Naceptador(a) m/f (Comm) → aceptante mf
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