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accept



verb
1. consider or hold as true (Freq. 34)
- I cannot accept the dogma of this church
- accept an argument
Ant:
reject
Derivationally related forms:
acceptant, acceptation, acceptance
Hypernyms:
evaluate, pass judgment, judge
Hyponyms:
acknowledge, recognize, recognise, know, espouse,
embrace, adopt, sweep up, believe, receive, approbate,
resign, reconcile, submit, take a bow, respect, honor,
honour, abide by, observe
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
2. receive willingly something given or offered (Freq. 33)
- 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
Syn:
take, have
Ant:
refuse
See Also:
take over (for: take), take up (for: take), take in (for: take)
Derivationally related forms:
taker (for: take), acceptation, acceptance
Hypernyms:
get, acquire
Hyponyms:
admit, take, take on, welcome, honor,
honour, adopt, borrow, take over, take up
Verb Group:
receive, have
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Somebody ----s something from somebody
3. give an affirmative reply to;
respond favorably to (Freq. 17)
- I cannot accept your invitation
- I go for this resolution
Syn:
consent, go for
Ant:
refuse
Derivationally related forms:
consent (for: consent), acceptation
Hypernyms:
react, respond
Hyponyms:
give, agree, settle, contract in, permit,
allow, let, countenance, yield, give in, succumb,
knuckle under, buckle under, undertake, take in charge
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
4. react favorably to;
consider right and proper (Freq. 12)
- People did not accept atonal music at that time
- We accept the idea of universal health care
Derivationally related forms:
acceptive, acceptant, acceptation, acceptance
Hypernyms:
react, respond
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
5. admit into a group or community (Freq. 8)
- accept students for graduate study
- We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member
Syn:
admit, take, take on
Hypernyms:
take, have
Hyponyms:
profess
Verb Group:
admit, let in, include
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Something ----s somebody
- Sam cannot accept Sue
6. take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person (Freq. 7)
- I'll accept the charges
- She agreed to bear the responsibility
Syn:
bear, take over, assume
Derivationally related forms:
assumption (for: assume)
Hypernyms:
take
Hyponyms:
face the music, carry-the can
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
7. tolerate or accommodate oneself to (Freq. 2)
- I shall have to accept these unpleasant working conditions
- I swallowed the insult
- She has learned to live with her husband's little idiosyncrasies
Syn:
live with, swallow
Derivationally related forms:
acceptance
Hypernyms:
digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear,
bear, tolerate, support, brook, abide,
suffer, put up
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
8. be designed to hold or take
- This surface will not take the dye
Syn:
take
Hypernyms:
be
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s something
9. receive (a report) officially, as from a committee
Derivationally related forms:
acceptation
Hypernyms:
receive, have
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
10. make use of or accept for some purpose
- take a risk
- take an opportunity
Syn:
take
Derivationally related forms:
acceptable
Hyponyms:
co-opt
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
11. be sexually responsive to, used of a female domesticated mammal
- The cow accepted the bull
Hypernyms:
react, respond
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s something

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