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    accept - Dictionary definition and meaning for word accept

    Definition
    (verb) consider or hold as true
    Example Sentence
    • I cannot accept the dogma of this church
    • accept an argument
    Definition
    (verb) receive willingly something given or offered
    Synonyms : have , take
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to
    Synonyms : consent , go for
    Example Sentence
    • I cannot accept your invitation
    • I go for this resolution
    Definition
    (verb) react favorably to; consider right and proper
    Example Sentence
    • People did not accept atonal music at that time
    • We accept the idea of universal health care
    Definition
    (verb) admit into a group or community
    Synonyms : admit , take , take on
    Example Sentence
    • accept students for graduate study
    • We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member
    Definition
    (verb) take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person
    Synonyms : assume , bear , take over
    Example Sentence
    • I'll accept the charges
    • She agreed to bear the responsibility
    Definition
    (verb) tolerate or accommodate oneself to
    Synonyms : live with , swallow
    Example Sentence
    • I shall have to accept these unpleasant working conditions
    • I swallowed the insult
    • She has learned to live with her husband's little idiosyncrasies
    Definition
    (verb) be designed to hold or take
    Synonyms : take
    Example Sentence
    • This surface will not take the dye
    Definition
    (verb) receive (a report) officially, as from a committee Definition
    (verb) make use of or accept for some purpose
    Synonyms : take
    Example Sentence
    • take a risk
    • take an opportunity
    Definition
    (verb) be sexually responsive to, used of a female domesticated mammal
    Example Sentence
    • The cow accepted the bull
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