Synonyms for accept

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ak-sept
Phonetic Transcription : ækˈsɛpt

Top 10 synonyms for accept Other synonyms for the word accept

Définition of accept

Origin :
  • late 14c., "to take what is offered," from Old French accepter (14c.) or directly from Latin acceptare "take or receive willingly," frequentative of accipere "receive," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + capere "to take" (see capable). Related: Accepted; accepting.
  • verb receive something given physically
  • verb allow into group
  • verb believe the goodness, realness of something
  • verb put up with
  • verb receive by agreeing, consenting
Example sentences :
  • Accept them for a dowry; and allow me to claim one privilege in return.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • Thank you, Robert; I will accept your gift with thanks on one condition.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • It had been folly enough while he believed that she stood ready to accept him and his wealth.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • The responsibilities of the position I feel, but accept them without fear.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • To accept their nomination and stand as a Rural District Councillor!
  • Extract from : « Viviette » by William J. Locke
  • Mr. Chamberlain, who had asked for these safeguards, did not accept them.
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • Also, as a rule, he was weak enough to accept a gift when the stranger parted.
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • This is the eternal agreement, but an agreement of which we find it difficult to accept the terms.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • And now, may I have the honor of asking you to accept the escort of Mr. Cassidy to our gallery.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • And now that Miss Gregg has said she will accept me, it's really all over.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart

Antonyms for accept

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