accept
verb.
consider or hold as true
I cannot accept the dogma of this church|accept an argument
verb.
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
Synonym: have, take
verb.
give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to
I cannot accept your invitation|I go for this resolution
Synonym: consent, go for
verb.
react favorably to; consider right and proper
People did not accept atonal music at that time|We accept the idea of universal health care
verb.
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
Synonym: take on, take, admit
verb.
take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person
I'll accept the charges|She agreed to bear the responsibility
Synonym: assume, bear, take over
verb.
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
Synonym: live with, swallow
verb.
be designed to hold or take
This surface will not take the dye
Synonym: take
verb.
receive (a report) officially, as from a committee
verb.
make use of or accept for some purpose
take a risk|take an opportunity
Synonym: take
verb.
be sexually responsive to, used of a female domesticated mammal
The cow accepted the bull
Antonym: reject, refuse