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KK Pronunciation

〔 әkˋsєpt,æk- 〕


〔 әkˊsept 〕

Overview of verb accept

The verb accept has 11 senses

  • accept -- (consider or hold as true; "I cannot accept the dogma of this church"; "accept an argument")

  • accept, take, have -- (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")

  • accept, consent, go for -- (give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to; "I cannot accept your invitation"; "I go for this resolution")

  • accept -- (react favorably to; consider right and proper; "People did not accept atonal music at that time"; "We accept the idea of universal health care")

  • accept, 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")

  • bear, take over, accept, assume -- (take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person; "I'll accept the charges"; "She agreed to bear the responsibility")

  • accept, live with, swallow -- (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")

  • accept, take -- (be designed to hold or take; "This surface will not take the dye")

  • accept -- (receive (a report) officially, as from a committee)

  • take, accept -- (make use of or accept for some purpose; "take a risk"; "take an opportunity")

  • accept -- (be sexually responsive to, used of a female domesticated mammal; "The cow accepted the bull")