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