accept


accept

verb

Definition of ACCEPT

1
to agree to receive whether willingly or reluctantly <some merchants in town will accept Canadian coins>
Synonyms accept, have
2
to have a favorable opinion of <her husband feels that he has never been truly accepted by his wife's family>
Synonyms accept, care (for), countenance, favor, OK (or okay), subscribe (to)
Antonyms disapprove (of), discountenance, disfavor, frown (on or upon)
3
to regard as right or true <refused to accept that her friend had said those mean things>
4
to take to or upon oneself <accepted the responsibility of sending out the invitations>
5
to put up with (something painful or difficult) <he accepted all of life's vicissitudes without complaint>
Related Words allow, permit, suffer, swallow; reconcile (to); acquiesce, agree (with or to), assent (to), capitulate, consent (to), respect, submit (to), yield (to)

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