Textual thesaurus for "accept"

(verb) swallow, live with

tolerate or accommodate oneself to

I shall have to accept these unpleasant working conditions; I swallowed the insult; She has learned to live with her husband's little idiosyncrasies

(verb) consent, go for

give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to

I cannot accept your invitation; I go for this resolution

(verb) take

make use of or accept for some purpose

take a risk; take an opportunity

(verb) have, take

receive willingly something given or offered

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

(verb) admit, take, take on

admit into a group or community

accept students for graduate study; We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member

(verb) bear, assume, take over

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

I'll accept the charges; She agreed to bear the responsibility

(verb) take

be designed to hold or take

This surface will not take the dye