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acknowledge [ ak-nol-ij ]
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: acknowledge
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: verbally recognize receipt of something
Synonyms: address, answer, greet, hail, notice, react, remark, reply, respond, return, salute, thank
Antonyms: disregard, ignore
Main Entry: abide
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: submit to, put up with
Synonyms: accept, acknowledge, be big about, bear, bear with, concede, consent, defer, endure, hang in, hang in there, hang tough, live with, put up with, receive, sit tight, stand, stand for, stomach, suffer, swallow, take, tolerate, withstand
Antonyms: despise, dispute, pass, quit, reject, resist, shun
Main Entry: accept
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: believe the goodness, realness of something
Synonyms: acknowledge, affirm, approbate, approve, buy*, countenance, fancy, favor, go for, hold, hold with, like, recognize, relish, swallow*, take as gospel truth, take stock in, trust
Antonyms: disagree, dispute, reject, renounce, repudiate
Main Entry: accept
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: put up with
Synonyms: acknowledge, acquiesce, agree, assent, bear, bear with, bow, capitulate, defer to, don't make waves, don't rock the boat, endure, fit in, go along with, live with, play the game, recognize, respect, sit still for, stand, stand for, stomach, submit to, suffer, swallow, take, tolerate, yield to
Antonyms: demur, disallow, reject
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: 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: answer
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: reply, react
Synonyms: acknowledge, answer back, argue, back at you, back talk, be in touch, claim, comeback, contest, counterclaim, defend, deny, disprove, dispute, echo, explain, feedback, field the question, get back at, get back to, give a snappy comeback, parry, plead, rebut, refute, rejoin, remark, resolve, respond, retaliate, retort, return, sass, say, settle, shoot back, solve, squelch, talk back, top*
Antonyms: ask, question
Main Entry: appreciate
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: be grateful, thankful
Synonyms: acknowledge, be appreciative, be indebted, be obliged, enjoy, flip over, freak out on, get high on, give thanks, groove on, welcome
Antonyms: be critical, criticize, disparage, disregard, neglect, overlook
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