Synonyms and Antonyms of accept
1 to agree to receive whether willingly or reluctantly some merchants in town will accept Canadian coins Synonyms of accept take, haveWords Related to accept accede (to), assent (to), concede (to), confirm, consent (to), OK (or okay), ratify, sanction, warrant; acquiesce (to), bow (to), capitulate (to), give in (to), submit (to), succumb (to), surrender (to), yield (to); abide, bear, brook, countenance, endure, shoulder, stand, stick out, stomach, support, sustain, swallow, sweat out, tolerate; adopt, embrace, welcomeNear Antonyms of accept dissent (to), object (to), oppose, protest; hold off, resist, withstand; combat, contest, fightAntonyms of accept decline, deny, disallow, disapprove, negative, refuse, reject, spurn, turn down, veto
2 to have a favorable opinion of her husband feels that he has never been truly accepted by his wife's family Synonyms of accept approve, care (for), countenance, favor, OK (or okay), subscribe (to)Words Related to accept acclaim, applaud, laud, praise, salute; back (up), concur (in), stand by, support, sustain, uphold; bear, endure, tolerate; assent (to), consent (to); commend, recommend; enjoy, likeNear Antonyms of accept blacklist, censure, condemn, criticize, damn, denounce, deprecate, depreciate, disparage, reprehend, reprobate; dislike, mind; detest, hate, loathe; dissent (from), object (to), opposeAntonyms of accept 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 Synonyms of accept believe, buy, credit, swallow, take, trustWords Related to accept account, accredit, understand; assume, presume, suppose; conclude, deduce, inferNear Antonyms of accept distrust, doubt, misdoubt, mistrust, question, suspect; challenge, disputeAntonyms of accept disbelieve, discredit, reject
4 to take to or upon oneself accepted the responsibility of sending out the invitations Synonyms of accept assume, bear, shoulder, take over, undertakeWords Related to accept adopt, embrace, take up; advocate, back, champion, endorse (also indorse), espouse, stand by, support, uphold; accede, acquiesce, agree, assent, consent; reaccept, reassumeNear Antonyms of accept abjure, recant, renounce, retract, take back, unsay, withdraw; decline, refuse, reject, spurn, turn down; abstain (from), forbear, refrain (from); avoid, bypass, detour; abandon, abnegate, forsake, give up, relinquish, spurn, surrender; back down, back off, backtrackAntonyms of accept disavow, disclaim, disown, repudiate
5 to put up with (something painful or difficult) he accepted all of life's vicissitudes without complaint Synonyms of accept abide, absorb, bear, bide [chiefly dialect], brook, countenance, endure, go, hack, handle, meet, pocket, stand, stick out, stomach, support, sustain, sweat out, take, tolerate, wear [British]Words Related to accept allow, permit, suffer, swallow; reconcile (to); acquiesce, agree (with or to), assent (to), capitulate, consent (to), respect, submit (to), yield (to)Near Antonyms of accept decline, dismiss, refuse, reject, repudiate, spurn, turn down; combat, contest, fight, oppose, resist; avoid, bypass, circumvent, dodge, elude, escape, evade, miss; abstain (from), forbear, refrain (from)
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