Accept

All possible synonyms of the word Accept as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Accept

Definition

  • be sexually responsive to, used of a female domesticated mammal; "The cow accepted the bull"

Synonyms

  • accept

Hypernyms

  • react, respond: show a response or a reaction to something

Take, accept

Definition

  • make use of or accept for some purpose; "take a risk"; "take an opportunity"

Synonyms

  • take
  • accept

Hyponyms

  • co-opt: take or assume for one's own use; "He co-opted the criticism and embraced it"

Accept

Definition

  • receive (a report) officially, as from a committee

Synonyms

  • accept

Hypernyms

  • receive, have: get something; come into possession of; "receive payment"; "receive a gift"; "receive letters from the front"

Accept, take

Definition

  • be designed to hold or take; "This surface will not take the dye"

Synonyms

  • accept
  • take

Hypernyms

  • be: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"

Accept, live with, swallow

Definition

  • 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"

Synonyms

  • accept
  • live with
  • swallow

Hypernyms

  • digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up: put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"

Bear, take over, accept, assume

Definition

  • take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person; "I'll accept the charges"; "She agreed to bear the responsibility"

Synonyms

  • bear
  • take over
  • accept
  • assume

Hypernyms

  • take: take into one's possession; "We are taking an orphan from Romania"; "I'll take three salmon steaks"

Hyponyms

  • face the music, carry-the can: accept the unpleasant consequences of one's actions

Accept, admit, take, take on

Definition

  • 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"

Synonyms

  • accept
  • admit
  • take
  • take on

Hypernyms

  • 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"

Hyponyms

  • profess: receive into a religious order or congregation

Verb groups

  • admit, let in, include: allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of; "admit someone to the profession"; "She was admitted to the New Jersey Bar"

Accept

Definition

  • react favorably to; consider right and proper; "People did not accept atonal music at that time"; "We accept the idea of universal health care"

Synonyms

  • accept

Hypernyms

  • react, respond: show a response or a reaction to something

Verb groups

  • accept: consider or hold as true; "I cannot accept the dogma of this church"; "accept an argument"

Accept, consent, go for

Definition

  • give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to; "I cannot accept your invitation"; "I go for this resolution"

Synonyms

  • accept
  • consent
  • go for

Hypernyms

  • react, respond: show a response or a reaction to something

Hyponyms

  • give: consent to engage in sexual intercourse with a man; "She gave herself to many men"
  • agree: consent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something; "She agreed to all my conditions"; "He agreed to leave her alone"
  • settle: accept despite lack of complete satisfaction; "We settled for a lower price"
  • contract in: consent in writing to pay money to a trade union for political use
  • permit, allow, let, countenance: consent to, give permission; "She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"; "I won't let the police search her basement"; "I cannot allow you to see your exam"
  • yield, give in, succumb, knuckle under, buckle under: consent reluctantly
  • undertake, take in charge: accept as a charge

Accept, take, have

Definition

  • 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"

Synonyms

  • accept
  • take
  • have

Verb groups

  • receive, have: get something; come into possession of; "receive payment"; "receive a gift"; "receive letters from the front"

Hypernyms

  • get, acquire: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; "She got a lot of paintings from her uncle"; "They acquired a new pet"; "Get your results the next day"; "Get permission to take a few days off from work"

Hyponyms

  • 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"
  • welcome: accept gladly; "I welcome your proposals"
  • honor, honour: accept as pay; "we honor checks and drafts"
  • adopt, borrow, take over, take up: take up and practice as one's own

Accept

Definition

  • consider or hold as true; "I cannot accept the dogma of this church"; "accept an argument"

Synonyms

  • accept

Verb groups

  • 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"

Hypernyms

  • evaluate, pass judgment, judge: form a critical opinion of; "I cannot judge some works of modern art"; "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people"

Hyponyms

  • acknowledge, recognize, recognise, know: accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority; "The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne"; "We do not recognize your gods"
  • espouse, embrace, adopt, sweep up: take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own; "She embraced Catholicism"; "They adopted the Jewish faith"
  • believe: accept as true; take to be true; "I believed his report"; "We didn't believe his stories from the War"; "She believes in spirits"
  • receive: accept as true or valid; "He received Christ"
  • approbate: accept (documents) as valid
  • resign, reconcile, submit: accept as inevitable; "He resigned himself to his fate"
  • acknowledge: accept as legally binding and valid; "acknowledge the deed"
  • take a bow: acknowledge praise or accept credit; "They finally took a bow for what they did"
  • respect, honor, honour, abide by, observe: show respect towards; "honor your parents!"

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