1. Consider or hold as true (synset 200688348)
    "I cannot accept the dogma of this church"; "accept an argument"
  2. Receive willingly something given or offered (synset 202240906)
    "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"
  3. Give an affirmative reply to;
    Respond favorably to (synset 200799359)
    "I cannot accept your invitation"; "I go for this resolution"
  4. React favorably to;
    Consider right and proper (synset 200721155)
    "People did not accept atonal music at that time"; "We accept the idea of universal health care"
  5. Admit into a group or community (synset 202241406)
    "accept students for graduate study"; "We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member"
  6. Take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person (synset 202306786)
    "I'll accept the charges"; "She agreed to bear the responsibility"
  7. Tolerate or accommodate oneself to (synset 200670723)
    "I shall have to accept these unpleasant working conditions"; "I swallowed the insult"; "She has learned to live with her husband's little idiosyncrasies"
  8. Be designed to hold or take (synset 202747421)
    "This surface will not take the dye"
  9. Receive (a report) officially, as from a committee (synset 202215404)
  10. Make use of or accept for some purpose (synset 202214718)
    "take a risk"; "take an opportunity"
  11. Be sexually responsive to, used of a female domesticated mammal (synset 200720413)
    "The cow accepted the bull"

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