According to the poll conducted jointly by The Washington Post and ABC News, 74 percent of US citizens responded that they accept the results of the election, while 18 percent refused to do it.
The survey showed that majority of people, backing Trump's Democratic rival Hillary Clinton accepted the election of the Republican politician, while one in three Clinton's supporters refused to recognize Trump as the president-elect.
On Friday, a survey released by the Gallup pollster showed that about 76 percent of Clinton's supporters considered Trump as the legitimate ruler of the country.
Trump secured an unexpected victory in the presidential election on Tuesday with at least 290 electoral votes against Clinton's 232. His inauguration will be held on January 20, 2017.