Synonyms of accept in English:

accept


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verb

1‘he accepted a pen as a present’

SYNONYMS

receive, agree to receive, welcome, take, take receipt of, get, gain, obtain, acquire, come by

ANTONYMS

refuse, reject, turn down

2‘he accepted the job immediately’

SYNONYMS

take on, take up, undertake, tackle, take on oneself, shoulder, bear, assume, manage, take responsibility for, be responsible for, engage in, become involved in, take part in, participate in, devote oneself to, concentrate on, address oneself to, go about, set about, approach, handle, get down to, deal with, get to grips with

launch into, enter on, begin, start, embark on, venture on, turn one's hand to

informal get cracking on, have a crack at, have a go at, have a shot at, have a stab at, give something a whirl

formal commence

3‘she accepted an invitation to lunch’

SYNONYMS

say yes to, reply in the affirmative, agree to, comply with

4‘she was accepted as one of the family’

SYNONYMS

welcome, greet, let in, receive, receive favourably, embrace, offer friendship to, adopt, integrate

5‘he grudgingly accepted Ellen's explanation’

SYNONYMS

believe, trust, give credence to, credit, give credit to, put confidence in, be convinced of, have faith in, count on, rely on, depend on

informal go for, buy, fall for, swallow, swallow something hook, line, and sinker, take something as gospel

6‘we have agreed to accept his decision’

SYNONYMS

go along with, accede to, agree to, consent to, acquiesce in, concur with, assent to, endorse, comply with, abide by, follow, adhere to, conform to, act in accordance with, defer to, yield to, surrender to, bow to, give in to, submit to, respect, recognize, acknowledge, cooperate with, adopt

ANTONYMS

defy

7‘she will just have to accept the consequences’

SYNONYMS

tolerate, endure, put up with, suffer, bear, take, stand, support, submit to, stomach, undergo, swallow

become reconciled to, reconcile oneself to, become resigned to, get used to, become accustomed to, adjust to, accommodate oneself to, acclimatize oneself to

learn to live with, make the best of

face up to

Scottish thole

British informal wear