accept

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. assent; take; adopt, believe; honor, admit. See receiving, belief, consent, inclusion. Ant., reject, refuse.
II
(Roget's IV) v.
1. [To receive]
Syn. take, acquire, admit, allow; see receive 1 , 4 .
2. [To assent]
Syn. admit, consent to, acquiesce in, submit to; see agree to , endure 2 .
3. [To believe]
Syn. hold, trust, affirm; see believe 1 .
See Synonym Study at receive .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.
1. take receive, get, welcome, acquire, obtain.
2. submit to allow, tolerate, take in stride, endure, capitulate, stand for.
3. believe in adopt, acknowledge, agree, concur, confirm, *swallow, *buy, recognize, affirm, *take as gospel.
ANT.: 1. reject, give, refuse. 2. reject, refuse, oppose. 3. disbelieve, reject
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To receive (something given or offered) willingly and gladly: embrace, take (up), welcome. See ACCEPT. 2. To admit to one's possession, presence, or awareness: have, receive, take. See ACCEPT. 3. To allow admittance, as to a group: admit, receive, take in. See ACCEPT. 4. To regard (something) as true or real: believe. Slang: buy, swallow. See OPINION. 5. To perceive and recognize the meaning of: apprehend, catch (on), compass, comprehend, conceive, fathom, follow, get, grasp, make out, read, see, sense, take, take in, understand. Informal: savvy. Slang: dig. Chiefly British: twig. Scots: ken. Idioms: get (or have) a handle on, get the picture. See UNDERSTAND. 6. To put up with: abide, bear, brook2, endure, go, stand (for), stomach, suffer, support, sustain, swallow, take, tolerate, withstand. Informal: lump2. Idioms: take it, take it lying down. See ACCEPT. 7. To respond affirmatively; receive with agreement or compliance: accede, acquiesce, agree, assent, consent, nod, subscribe, yes. See AGREE.

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