Accept

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Definition

to accept (a gift): to receive, to welcome, to get (a gift)
verb
I accepted an offer of marriage yesterday, but today I have changed my mind. I said 'yes' to a marriage proposal yesterday, but today I have changed my mind.

Examples

  • "The owners of Bruno and Horatio's Miracle Juices have not yet decided whether or not to accept the offer."
  • "Please accept this fruit basket as your prize."
  • "You don't accept money?"
  • "In fact we don't accept money."
  • "Still, Miracle Juices' founders, Bruno Delavigne and Horatio Oléré, have refused to accept the initial terms of the offer, leading to prolonged bargaining sessions behind closed doors."
  • "I am happy to accept the sandals."
  • "I accept your terms."
  • "Are we willing, to accept the terms and conditions of our arrangement?"
  • "I accept."
  • "I think we'd all do well to accept that Bruno isn't going to come back anytime soon."

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