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1. accept

verb. ['ækˈsɛpt, əkˈsɛpt'] consider or hold as true.

Synonyms

  • submit
  • take a bow
  • approbate
  • espouse
  • believe
  • resign
  • sweep up
  • honor
  • judge
  • know
  • reconcile
  • recognise
  • honour
  • pass judgment
  • recognize
  • acknowledge
  • receive
  • abide by
  • evaluate
  • respect
  • embrace
  • observe

Antonyms

  • reject
  • disbelieve
  • reprobate
  • mistrust

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Rhymes with Accept

  • overslept
  • intercept
  • except
  • swept
  • stepped
  • slept
  • prepped
  • inept
  • crept
  • adept
  • wept
  • sept
  • leapt
  • leaped
  • kept

How do you pronounce accept?

Pronounce accept as əkˈsɛpt.

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Sentences with accept


1. Verb, base form
Echoing your thesis, make a winning case for why the institution should accept you.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Contact outdoor gear companies and ask if they accept air beds to be recycled into fleece clothing.

Quotes about accept


1. We accept the love we think we deserve.
- Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

2. The reason I talk to myself is because I’m the only one whose answers I accept.
- George Carlin

3. When you love and accept yourself, when you know who really cares about you, and when you learn from your mistakes, then you stop caring about what people who don't know you think.
- Beyonce Knowles

2. accept

verb. ['ækˈsɛpt, əkˈsɛpt'] receive willingly something given or offered.

Synonyms

  • adopt
  • take up
  • receive
  • welcome
  • have
  • honor
  • admit
  • take on
  • take over
  • get
  • take
  • borrow
  • acquire

Antonyms

  • refuse
  • qualify
  • disqualify
  • lose track

3. accept

verb. ['ækˈsɛpt, əkˈsɛpt'] give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to.

Synonyms

  • consent
  • respond
  • take in charge
  • permit
  • contract in
  • undertake
  • go for
  • settle
  • countenance
  • react
  • buckle under
  • let
  • yield
  • give in
  • succumb
  • knuckle under
  • agree
  • allow

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • refuse
  • disallow
  • unrighteousness

4. accept

verb. ['ækˈsɛpt, əkˈsɛpt'] react favorably to; consider right and proper.

Synonyms

  • react

Antonyms

  • disrepute
  • infamy

5. accept

verb. ['ækˈsɛpt, əkˈsɛpt'] admit into a group or community.

Synonyms

  • let in
  • have
  • admit
  • take on
  • profess
  • take

Antonyms

  • forget
  • war
  • disagree
  • say farewell

6. accept

verb. ['ækˈsɛpt, əkˈsɛpt'] take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person.

Synonyms

  • bear
  • face the music
  • assume
  • take over
  • take

Antonyms

  • welcome
  • decertify
  • deny
  • disavow

7. accept

verb. ['ækˈsɛpt, əkˈsɛpt'] tolerate or accommodate oneself to.

Synonyms

  • abide
  • suffer
  • bear
  • tolerate
  • stick out
  • stand
  • support
  • brook
  • swallow
  • put up
  • endure
  • stomach
  • live with

Antonyms

  • leave office
  • resist
  • take
  • divide

8. accept

verb. ['ækˈsɛpt, əkˈsɛpt'] be sexually responsive to, used of a female domesticated mammal.

Synonyms

  • react

Antonyms

  • requisition
  • take office

9. accept

verb. ['ækˈsɛpt, əkˈsɛpt'] make use of or accept for some purpose.

Synonyms

  • co-opt

Antonyms

  • pass
  • approve

10. accept

verb. ['ækˈsɛpt, əkˈsɛpt'] receive (a report) officially, as from a committee.

Synonyms

  • receive

Antonyms

  • convict
  • acquit
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