Term:accept

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OVERVIEW OF VERB ACCEPT

1) accept: consider or hold as true; “I cannot accept the dogma of this church”; “accept an argument”
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

3) accept, consent, go for: give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to; “I cannot accept your invitation”; “I go for this resolution”

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

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

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”

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 idiosyncrasies”

8) accept, take: be designed to hold or take; “This surface will not take the dye”

9) accept: receive (a report) officially, as from a committee

10) take, accept: make use of or accept for some purpose; “take a risk”; “take an opportunity

11) accept: be sexually responsive to, used of a female domesticated mammal; “The cow accepted the bull”

verb accept has 11 sense(s) (first 7 from tagged texts)


accept (Wikipedia)
Not to be confused with except (definition) or except.

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