Definition of Accept in English :
Define Accept in English
Accept meaning in English
Meaning of Accept in English
Pronunciation of Accept in English
Accept pronunciation in English
Pronounce Accept in Englishsee synonyms of accept
consider or hold as true
Example Sentences:'I cannot accept the dogma of this church''accept an argument'
receive willingly something given or offered
Example Sentences:'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'
give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to
Example Sentences:'I cannot accept your invitation''I go for this resolution'
react favorably to; consider right and proper
Example Sentences:'People did not accept atonal music at that time''We accept the idea of universal health care'
admit into a group or community
Example Sentences:'accept students for graduate study''We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member'
take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person
Example Sentences:'I'll accept the charges''She agreed to bear the responsibility'
tolerate or accommodate oneself to
Example Sentences:'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
Example Sentences:'This surface will not take the dye'
receive (a report) officially, as from a committee
10. accept, take
make use of or accept for some purpose
Example Sentences:'take a risk''take an opportunity'
be sexually responsive to, used of a female domesticated mammal
Example Sentences:'The cow accepted the bull'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.
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