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accepts

verb
present tense third-person singular of accept

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2 to have a favorable opinion of
  • her husband feels that he has never been truly accepted by his wife's family

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3 to regard as right or true
  • refused to accept that her friend had said those mean things

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5 to put up with (something painful or difficult)
  • he accepted all of life's vicissitudes without complaint

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