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accede [ ak-seed ]
Main Entry: accede
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: agree or consent
Synonyms: accept, acquiesce, admit, allow, assent, be game for, cave in, comply, concede, concur, cooperate, cry uncle, endorse, enter into, fold, give the go-ahead, give the green light, go along with, grant, let, okay, permit, play ball, roll over and play dead, subscribe, throw in the towel, yield
Antonyms: condemn, demur, denounce, denounce, deny, protest, refuse
Main Entry: accept
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: receive by agreeing, consenting
Synonyms: accede, acknowledge, acquiesce, admit, adopt, affirm, agree to, approve, assent, assume, avow, bear, buy, check out*, comply, concur with, cooperate with, give stamp of approval, give the go-ahead, give the green light, give the nod, go for, lap up, okay, recognize, rubber-stamp, set store by, sign, sign off on, take on*, take one up on, thumbs up, undertake
Antonyms: decline, disagree, refuse
Main Entry: accord
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: give approval, grant
Synonyms: accede, acquiesce, admit, allow, award, bestow, concede, confer, endow, give, present, render, tender, vouchsafe
Antonyms: argue, challenge, deny, disallow, disapprove, oppose, question, refuse, withhold
Main Entry: acknowledge
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: verbally recognize authority
Synonyms: accede, accept, acquiesce, agree, allow, approve, attest to, certify, defend, defer to, endorse, grant, own, ratify, recognize, subscribe to, support, take an oath, uphold, yield
Antonyms: forswear, ignore, refuse, renounce, repudiate
Main Entry: acknowledge
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: admit truth or reality of something
Synonyms: accede, accept, acquiesce, allow, avow, come clean, come out of closet, concede, confess, cop a plea, crack*, declare, fess up, get off chest, grant, let on, open up, own, profess, recognize, yield
Antonyms: abjure, contradict, disavow, renounce
Main Entry: acquiesce
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: agree with some reluctance
Synonyms: accede, accept, accommodate, adapt, adjust, agree, allow, approve, bow to, buy, cave in, come across, come around, comply, concur, conform, consent, cry uncle, cut a deal, ditto*, give in, give out, go along, jibe, okay, pass, play ball, reconcile, roll over and play dead, say uncle, set, shake on, submit, subscribe, yes, yield
Antonyms: disagree, dissent, object, protest
Main Entry: agree
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: be in unison, assent with another
Synonyms: accede, acknowledge, acquiesce, admit, allow, be of the same mind, bury the hatchet, buy into, check, clinch the deal, come to terms, comply, concede, concur, consent, cut a deal, engage, give blessing, give carte blanche, give green light, give the go-ahead, go along with, grant, make a deal, okay, pass on, permit, play ball, recognize, see eye to eye, set, settle, shake on, side with, sign*, subscribe, take one up on, yes*
Antonyms: contend, contradict, decline, disagree, dispute, dissent, oppose, protest, refuse
Main Entry: approve
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: allow, authorize
Synonyms: accede, accept, accredit, acquiesce, advocate, affirm, agree, assent, authorize, back*, bless*, boost, buy, buy into, certify, charter, concur, confirm, consent, dig*, empower, encourage, endorse, establish, get behind, give go-ahead, go along with, groove*, hats off to, lap up, license, maintain, make law, make valid, mandate, okay, permit, pronounce, push for, ratify, recommend, sanction, seal, second, sign, sign off on, stump for, subscribe to, support, thumbs up, uphold, validate
Antonyms: disallow, disapprove, invalidate, oppose, refuse, reject
Main Entry: assent
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: agree
Synonyms: accede, accept, accord, acquiesce, adopt, allow, approve, buy, cave in, comply, concur, conform, consent, cut a deal, defer, ditto*, embrace, espouse, give five, give in, go along with, grant, knuckle under, okay*, pass on, permit, recognize, sanction, say uncle, shake on, subscribe
Antonyms: disagree, disallow, disapprove, dissent, reject
Main Entry: back down
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: back off
Synonyms: abandon, accede, acquiesce, admit, back off, back out, back pedal, backtrack, balk, beg off, bow out, cancel, cave in, chicken out, chicken out, concede, cop out, demur, give ground, give in, give up, go back on, have no fight left, hold back, pull back, pull out, recant, recoil, renege, resign, retreat, submit, surrender, take back, wimp out, withdraw, withdraw from agreement or statement, yield
Antonyms: go forward
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