Synonyms for accepting

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ak-sep-ting
Phonetic Transcription : ækˈsɛp tɪŋ

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Définition of accepting

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 :
  • You Westerners have another way, of accepting people too readily.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • "Not at all," persisted he, accepting as conversation what she meant as a stab.
  • Extract from : « Malbone » by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
  • She refused; she would not give herself the pleasure of accepting.
  • Extract from : « The Dream » by Emile Zola
  • She made a feint of accepting the herb, and then pointed to him and to the road.
  • Extract from : « Meadow Grass » by Alice Brown
  • You see the expediency, the necessity of my accepting this embassy.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • From that moment she gave it up, accepting the bird as a variety of man.
  • Extract from : « Concerning Cats » by Helen M. Winslow
  • He had a method of accepting things, without questioning the why and wherefore.
  • Extract from : « White Fang » by Jack London
  • In accepting from their children, they rob their children's children.
  • Extract from : « The Mystery of Murray Davenport » by Robert Neilson Stephens
  • Prayer is not only wishing, or asking, but believing and accepting.
  • Extract from : « The Ministry of Intercession » by Andrew Murray
  • But he had pleaded and persuaded her into accepting him that very night.
  • Extract from : « Thankful's Inheritance » by Joseph C. Lincoln

Antonyms for accepting

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