Acceptor



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Finance. a person who a draft or bill of exchange, especially the drawee who signs the draft or bill, confirming a willingness to pay it when due.
Also called acceptor atom, acceptor impurity. Physics. an atom of impurity in a semiconducting crystal such that the atom can capture an electron, creating a hole in a filled electron shell and thereby changing the electric conductivity of the crystal.
Chemistry. an atom, ion, group of atoms, or compound that combines with, or , another entity, thereby profoundly affecting physical and chemical properties:
electron acceptor; water acceptor.
Historical Examples

In this event, the acceptor’s letter must actually be received by the offerer, before the contract is complete.
Cyclopedia of Commerce, Accountancy, Business Administration, v. 3 Various

One can readily see that all the proof would be in the possession of B, the acceptor.
Up To Date Business Various

Before the bill became due it was again discounted for Cardineaux by his banker, and Bradshaw, the acceptor, became bankrupt.
The Chronicles of Crime or The New Newgate Calendar. v. 1/2 Camden Pelham

Why is the leading horse in a wagon-team like the acceptor of a bill?
The Handbook of Conundrums Edith B. Ordway

The person to whom a draft is directed is called the drawee or acceptor.
Cyclopedia of Commerce, Accountancy, Business Administration, v. 3 Various

If he assents to the order, he is then called 941 the acceptor.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7 Various

The acceptor’s mother was not a lady to take such a deception lightly.
The Life Of George Cruikshank, Vol. I. (of II) Blanchard Jerrold

So long as I’m the holder, not the drawer, nor the acceptor.
The Woman-Hater Charles Reade

On the other hand, should the offerer ask for a promise and not for an act, the acceptor must give the promise asked for.
Commercial Law Samuel Williston, Richard D. Currier, and Richard W. Hill

The acceptor of a bill is the principal debtor; the drawer, the surety.
The Government Class Book Andrew W. Young

noun
(commerce) the person or organization on which a draft or bill of exchange is drawn after liability has been accepted, usually by signature
(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 donor (sense 5)
(electronics) a circuit tuned to accept a particular frequency
(chem) the atom or group that accepts electrons in a coordinate bond

acceptor ac·cep·tor or ac·cept·er (āk-sěp’tər)
n.

The reactant in an induced reaction that has an increased rate of reaction in the presence of the inductor.

The atom that contributes no electrons to a covalent bond.

acceptor
(āk-sěp’tər)

The reactant in an induced chemical reaction that has an increased rate of reaction in the presence of the inductor.

An atom or molecule that receives one or more electrons from another atom or molecule, resulting in a chemical bond or flow of electric current. Compare donor. See also electron carrier.

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