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Synonyms for accept

Synonyms for accept

to receive (something given or offered) willingly and gladly

to admit to one's possession, presence, or awareness

to allow admittance, as to a group

to regard (something) as true or real

to respond affirmatively; receive with agreement or compliance

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react favorably to

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admit into a group or community

take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person

be designed to hold or take

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receive (a report) officially, as from a committee

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make use of or accept for some purpose

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be sexually responsive to, used of a female domesticated mammal

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References in classic literature ?
Never a magnanimity fell to the ground, but there is some heart to greet and accept it unexpectedly.
Meanwhile, I pray you to accept these ten pieces of gold.
Turning now to the Workmen he asserted that their interests must not be neglected, and that, if they intended to accept the Colour Bill, they ought at least to do so with full view of the consequences.
But if he be willing to accept my offers, will you oppose them?
Collins, with a formal wave of the hand, "that it is usual with young ladies to reject the addresses of the man whom they secretly mean to accept, when he first applies for their favour; and that sometimes the refusal is repeated a second, or even a third time.
You appear to be much afraid that the king will accept; you have a deal more reason to fear that he will not accept.
To-day we must accept it as one of the earliest castles of the Conquest, probably not later than the time of Henry I.
If you are to accept a favour it is more suitable you should be under an obligation to his father than to him.
I stand alone, bound to accept society and not unwilling, since in return for the taxes I pay it protects me, a weakling, against the tyranny of another stronger than I am; but I submit to its laws because I must; I do not acknowledge their justice: I do not know justice, I only know power.
I mean," she said, "that now I am old enough to work, I cannot accept everything from one upon whom I have no claim.
In painting there are only two dimensions to the canvas, yet you accept the illusion of three dimensions which the art of a painter enables him to throw into the canvas.
Isabel, at Miss Pink's intercession, was induced to accept her lover's excuses, and, in the event of her favorable reception by Hardyman's parents at the farm, to give her consent (not very willingly even yet) to hastening the ceremony which was to make her Hardyman's wife.
Accept their bounty while ye may, Before we be accepted by the worms,"
You know not whom you have affronted; he is a nobleman of the first rank and fortune, and yesterday made proposals to your daughter; and such as I am sure you must accept with the highest pleasure.
As matters stood, he had no choice but to accept Mr.