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Definitions of accept:
  • verb:   of a deliberative body: receive (a report) officially, as from a committee
  • verb:   receive willingly something given or offered
    Example: "Please accept my present"
  • verb:   admit into a group or community
    Example: "Accept students for graduate study"
  • verb:   be designed to hold or take
  • verb:   tolerate or accommodate oneself to
    Example: "I shall have to accept these unpleasant working conditions"
  • verb:   consider or hold as true
    Example: "I cannot accept the dogma of this church"
  • verb:   be sexually responsive to, used of a female domesticated mammal
    Example: "The cow accepted the bull"
  • verb:   react favorably to; consider right and proper
    Example: "People did not accept atonal music at that time"
  • verb:   give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to
    Example: "I cannot accept your invitation"
  • verb:   make use of or accept for some purpose
  • verb:   take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person
    Example: "I'll accept the charges"

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