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Synonym of Accepting

Accepting Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

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Synonyms and related words:
Spartan, abject, acquiescent, agreeable, armed with patience, assenting, at ease, clement, comfortable, compassionate, complaisant, compliable, compliant, complying, composed, consenting, content, contented, disciplined, easy, easygoing, endurant, enduring, eupeptic, euphoric, forbearant, forbearing, forgiving, gentle, happy, humane, indulgent, lax, lenient, long-suffering, longanimous, merciful, mild, moderate, nondissenting, nonresistant, nonresisting, nonresistive, obedient, of good comfort, passive, patient, patient as Job, persevering, philosophical, pleased, reconciled, resigned, sans souci, satisfied, self-controlled, servile, soft, stoic, submissive, subservient, supine, tender, tolerant, tolerating, tolerative, unassertive, uncomplaining, understanding, unrepining, unresistant, unresisting, without care


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WordNet 2.0

1. tolerating without protest; "always more accepting of coaching suggestion than her teammates"; "the atmosphere was judged to be more supporting and accepting"
(similar) acceptive


1. consider or hold as true; "I cannot accept the dogma of this church"; "accept an argument"
(antonym) reject
(hypernym) judge
(hyponym) acknowledge, recognize, recognise, know
(derivation) acceptation
2. 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) take, have
(antonym) refuse, reject, pass up, turn down, decline
(hypernym) get, acquire
(hyponym) admit, take, take on
(verb-group) receive, have
(derivation) adoption, acceptance, acceptation, espousal
3. give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to; "I cannot accept your invitation"; "I go for this resolution"
(synonym) consent, go for
(antonym) refuse, decline
(hypernym) react, respond
(hyponym) give
(derivation) acceptation
4. react favorably to; consider right and proper; "People did not accept atonal music at that time"; "We accept the idea of universal health care"
(hypernym) react, respond
(derivation) acceptation
5. 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) admit, take, take on
(hypernym) take, have
(hyponym) profess
(verb-group) admit, let in, include
6. 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) bear, take over, assume
(hypernym) take
(hyponym) face the music, carry-the can
7. 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 idiosyncracies"
(synonym) live with, swallow
(hypernym) digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up
(derivation) toleration, acceptance, sufferance
8. be designed to hold or take; "This surface will not take the dye"
(synonym) take
(hypernym) be
9. of a deliberative body: receive (a report) officially, as from a committee
(hypernym) receive, have
(derivation) acceptation
10. make use of or accept for some purpose; "take a risk"; "take an opportunity"
(synonym) take
(hyponym) co-opt
11. be sexually responsive to, used of a female domesticated mammal; "The cow accepted the bull"
(hypernym) react, respond

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