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According to WordNet, the verb "accept" has 11 sense(s).

202209936 make use of or accept for some purpose; "take a risk"; "take an opportunity".

200686447 consider or hold as true; "I cannot accept the dogma of this church"; "accept an argument".

200797697 give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to; "I cannot accept your invitation"; "I go for this resolution".

200668805 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".

200719231 react favorably to; consider right and proper; "People did not accept atonal music at that time"; "We accept the idea of universal health care".

202236124 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".

202301825 take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person; "I'll accept the charges"; "She agreed to bear the responsibility".

202741546 be designed to hold or take; "This surface will not take the dye".

202210622 receive (a report) officially, as from a committee.

200718489 be sexually responsive to, used of a female domesticated mammal; "The cow accepted the bull".

202236624 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".

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