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Synonyms for accept

Synonyms for (verb) accept

Synonyms: swallow, live with, accept Definition: tolerate or accommodate oneself to Usage: I shall have to accept these unpleasant working conditions; I swallowed the insult; She has learned to live with her husband's little idiosyncrasies

Similar words: endure, put up, digest, bear, abide, brook, stand, suffer, support, tolerate, stick out, stomach Definition: put up with something or somebody unpleasant Usage: 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

Synonyms: accept Definition: consider or hold as true Usage: I cannot accept the dogma of this church; accept an argument

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

Synonyms: accept Definition: be sexually responsive to, used of a female domesticated mammal Usage: The cow accepted the bull

Similar words: respond, react Definition: show a response or a reaction to something

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

Similar words: respond, react Definition: show a response or a reaction to something

Synonyms: consent, accept, go for Definition: give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to Usage: I cannot accept your invitation; I go for this resolution

Similar words: respond, react Definition: show a response or a reaction to something

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

Similar words: have, receive Definition: get something; come into possession of Usage: receive payment; receive a gift; receive letters from the front

Synonyms: have, take, accept Definition: receive willingly something given or offered Usage: 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

Similar words: acquire, get Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract Usage: 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

Synonyms: accept, admit, take, take on Definition: admit into a group or community Usage: accept students for graduate study; We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member

Similar words: have, take, accept Definition: receive willingly something given or offered Usage: 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: bear, accept, assume, take over Definition: take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person Usage: I'll accept the charges; She agreed to bear the responsibility

Similar words: take Definition: take into one's possession Usage: We are taking an orphan from Romania; I'll take three salmon steaks

Synonyms: accept, take Definition: be designed to hold or take Usage: This surface will not take the dye

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