Definition for accept

verb as in receive something given physically

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get, obtain, take, welcome

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acquire, gain, secure

verb as in allow into group

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admit, receive, welcome

verb as in believe the goodness, realness of something


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First, they obviously make it easier to vote by mail — a more generous window for accepting ballots means fewer voters will be disenfranchised for mailing their ballots too late.

Some news publishers, including Reuters and Bloomberg, have policies against accepting political advertising.

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Xiaomi accepted the proposition and doled out an investment for the startup’s angel round in 2017.

His 2018 study, co-authored with entomologists at the Washington State University bee lab, had been accepted by the journal Nature Scientific Reports.

Both decisions were early indications the nation was beginning to head into a different direction to accept.

In the meantime, he should just accept that the holdup has nothing to do with his politics.

Or as her mother tells her, sternly, “You got to accept that life is full of disappointments.”

Many Muslims may disagree with my view, or interpret Islam in a more moderate way, but I cannot accept this religion myself.

At the end of his prayer, the grand mufti whispered aloud: “May God accept it.”

Indeed, does Francis, or any Christian, genuinely accept that God is God, whether his name be Allah or God?

The Act permits member banks to accept an amount of bills not exceeding 50 per cent.

At the end of the first year, however, she resigned this privilege because she did not wish to accept the conditions of the gift.

I desired the captain would please to accept this ring in return of his civilities, which he absolutely refused.

This fact worried him considerably, and made him persist in his own mind that the company would accept it.

As an M.P. you are duly qualified to accept any appointment under the Crown when the Government ask you.

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On this page you'll find 269 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to accept, such as: get, obtain, take, welcome, acquire, and gain.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.