- One who accepts.
- (chemistry) An atom or molecule which can accept an electron to form a chemical bond.
- (biochemistry) A transfer RNA molecule that can accept a specific amino acid
- (physics) A chemical acceptor atom forming a positive hole in a semiconductor
- (computing theory) A kind of finite-state machine whose binary output indicates whether or not a received input was accepted.
- consignee: the person to whom a shipment is to be delivered.