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accept

 
Verb accept has 11 senses
  1. accept - consider or hold as true; "I cannot accept the dogma of this church"; "accept an argument"
    --1 is one way to
    judge
    Antonyms: reject
    Derived forms: noun acceptation1, noun acceptation2, noun acceptance1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  2. accept, take, have - receive willingly something given or offered; "The only girl who would have him was the miller's daughter"; "I won't have this dog in my house!"; "Please accept my present"
    --2 is one way to get, acquire
    Antonyms: refuse, reject, pass up, turn down, decline
    Derived forms: noun acceptation3, noun acceptance7
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s something from somebody
  3. accept, consent, go for - give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to; "I cannot accept your invitation"; "I go for this resolution"
    --3 is one way to react, respond
    Antonyms: refuse, decline
    Derived forms: noun acceptation1, noun acceptation3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. accept - react favorably to; consider right and proper; "People did not accept atonal music at that time"; "We accept the idea of universal health care"
    --4 is one way to
    react, respond
    Derived forms: noun acceptation1, noun acceptation3, noun acceptance3, noun acceptance2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  5. accept, admit, take, take on - admit into a group or community; "accept students for graduate study"; "We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member"
    --5 is one way to accept, take, have
    Sample sentence:
    Sam cannot accept Sue
  6. bear, take over, accept, assume - take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person; "I'll accept the charges"; "She agreed to bear the responsibility"
    --6 is one way to take
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  7. accept, live with, swallow - tolerate or accommodate oneself to; "I shall have to accept these unpleasant working conditions"; "I swallowed the insult"; "She has learned to live with her husband's little idiosyncracies"
    --7 is one way to digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up
    Derived form: noun acceptance6
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  8. accept, take - be designed to hold or take; "This surface will not take the dye"
    --8 is one way to be
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  9. accept - of a deliberative body: receive (a report) officially, as from a committee
    --9 is one way to
    receive, have
    Derived form: noun acceptation1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  10. take, accept - make use of or accept for some purpose; "take a risk"; "take an opportunity"
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  11. accept - be sexually responsive to, used of a female domesticated mammal; "The cow accepted the bull"
    --11 is one way to
    react, respond
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
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