Perfect passive participle of accipiō (receive, accept).


acceptus (feminine accepta, neuter acceptum, comparative acceptior, superlative acceptissimus); first/second-declension participle

  1. received, having been accepted, accepted
  2. welcome, agreeable, acceptable
  3. credited


First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative acceptus accepta acceptum acceptī acceptae accepta
Genitive acceptī acceptae acceptī acceptōrum acceptārum acceptōrum
Dative acceptō acceptō acceptīs
Accusative acceptum acceptam acceptum acceptōs acceptās accepta
Ablative acceptō acceptā acceptō acceptīs
Vocative accepte accepta acceptum acceptī acceptae accepta



  • acceptus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • acceptus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • acceptus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) having exchanged pledges, promises: fide data et accepta (Sall. Iug. 81. 1)
    • (ambiguous) after mutual greeting: salute data (accepta) redditaque
    • (ambiguous) for a trifle, a beggarly pittance: nummulis acceptis (Att. 1. 16. 6)
    • (ambiguous) account-book; ledger: codex or tabulae ratio accepti et expensi
    • (ambiguous) to put down to a man's credit: alicui acceptum referre aliquid (Verr. 2. 70. 170)
    • (ambiguous) the account of receipts and expenditure: ratio acceptorum et datorum (accepti et expensi) (Amic. 16. 58)
    • (ambiguous) after many had been wounded on both sides: multis et illatis et acceptis vulneribus (B. G. 1. 50)
    • (ambiguous) wounds (scars) on the breast: vulnera adverso corpore accepta
    • (ambiguous) much damage was done by this collision: ex eo navium concursu magnum incommodum est acceptum