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单词 accept
释义 Word family  noun acceptance adjective acceptable ≠ unacceptable accepted verb accept adverb acceptably ≠ unacceptably  ac·cept /əkˈsept/ ●●● S1 W1 verb  1  gift/offer/invitation 礼物/提议/邀请 [intransitive, transitive] to take something that someone offers you, or to agree to do something that someone asks you to do 接受;同意做〔某事〕 OPP refuse Rick accepted her offer of coffee. 她请里克喝咖啡,他接受了。 He accepted the invitation to stay with us. 他接受了邀请来我们家住。 His school reports said that he is always ready to accept a challenge (=agree to do something difficult). 他的学业报告上说他乐于接受挑战。 Please accept this small gift. 请收下这份小小的礼物。 They offered me a job and I accepted. 他们给我一份工作,我接受了。accept something from somebody He accepted a glass of water from Helen. 他接过海伦递来的一杯水。 He readily accepted her invitation (=accepted it quickly). 他欣然接受了她的邀请。 RegisterIn everyday English, when talking about accepting a job, accepting responsibility or blame, or accepting a method of payment, people usually use take: 在日常英语中,表示接受工作、承担责任或接受某种付款方式时,人们一般用take They offered me the job and I accepted. → They offered me the job and I took it. 他们给我这份工作,我接受了。When talking about accepting an offer, people often say take someone up on their offer: 表示接受提议时,人们常说take someone up on their offerHe decided to take her up on her offer. 他决定接受她的提议。2  situation/problem etc 情况/问题等 [transitive] to decide that there is nothing you can do to change a difficult and unpleasant situation or fact and continue with your normal life 忍受,容忍 He’s not going to change, and you just have to accept it. 他不会改变的,你只能忍。5 You need to accept the fact that most of your problems are caused by jealousy.你要承认这个事实 — 你的问题多数是由嫉妒引起的。accept that We have to accept that this is not an ideal world. 我们必须接受现实,这不是个理想的世界。n He can't accept the fact that his problems are his own fault.3  think SB/STH is good enough 认为某人/某物够好 [transitive] to decide that someone has the necessary skill or intelligence for a particular job, course etc or that a piece of work is good enough 〔认为符合要求而〕接受 OPP reject Students accepted by Stanford Law School had very high scores on the LSAT. 斯坦福法学院录取的学生LSAT(法学院入学考试)的成绩非常高。accept somebody/something as something They have accepted him as the representative of the company. 他们接受他为公司代表。accept somebody/something for something Random House accepted the book for publication. 蓝登书屋同意出版这本书。4  become part of a group 成为团体的一部分 [transitive] to allow someone to become part of a group, society, or organization, and to treat them in the same way as the other members 接纳 OPP rejectaccept somebody as something The children gradually began to accept her as one of the family. 孩子们逐渐接纳她为家庭中的一员。accept somebody into something It often takes years for immigrants to be accepted into the host community. 移民经常需要几年的时间才会被当地社区所接纳。5  agree to take/deal with STH 同意接受/处理 [transitive]FORGIVE to agree to take or deal with something that someone gives you, or to say that it is suitable or good enough 同意;〔认为合适或足够好而〕接受 The government has accepted the resignation of a senior army commander. 政府已批准一位陆军高级指挥官的辞呈。 Please accept my sincere apologies. 请接受我诚挚的歉意。 Sorry, we don’t accept traveller’s cheques. 对不起,我们不收旅行支票。6  suggestion/advice 建议/忠告 [transitive] to decide to do what someone suggests or advises you should do 采纳,接受 Be prepared to accept the advice of members of staff. 要愿意采纳员工的建议。7  believe an explanation/statement 相信解释/陈述 [transitive] to agree that what someone says is right or true 相信〔某人的话〕 OPP reject She has accepted your explanation as to why you didn’t attend the meeting. 她相信了你没有出席会议的解释。► see thesaurus at believen GrammarIn more formal English, you say it is accepted that when saying what people generally believe is true: It is accepted that he was sincere in his claim. 8  accept responsibility/blame for something RESPONSIBLEto admit that you were responsible for something bad that happened 承担某事的责任 The University will not accept responsibility for items lost or stolen. 物品遗失或被窃,本大学概不负责。n COLLOCATIONSnounsaccept an offerIn the end I had to accept his offer of £4,500.accept an invitationAre you going to accept their invitation to the wedding?accept helpDon’t be afraid to accept help if you need it.accept aidEgypt gratefully accepted American economic aid.accept assistanceThey were ready to accept French military assistance.accept a challengeTo protect the environment we must accept some difficult challenges.accept an awardMiller accepted the award for best comedy show.accept an opportunityI wish that I’d accepted the opportunity to retire when it was offered.accept a gift/presentAccepting presents from him made her feel uncomfortable.accept a jobShe was desperate for money so she accepted the job.accept a lift British English, accept a ride American EnglishI had been taught not to accept lifts from strangers.accept a bribeThe president’s family and friends accepted massive bribes in exchange for official favours.adverbsgladly/willingly/readily acceptShe invited him for a drink and he gladly accepted.gratefully acceptHe gratefully accepted Athena’s help.graciously acceptShe accepted her gift graciously.n GRAMMAR: Comparisonaccept• You accept something: She decided to accept the offer.I accepted his invitation to have dinner with him. ✗Don’t say: I accepted to have dinner with him.agree• You agree to something: Her parents would never agree to the marriage. ✗Don’t say: Her parents would never agree the marriage.• You agree to do something: I agreed to have dinner with him.→ See Verb tableExamples from the Corpusaccept• But wordings which did not take the shape of a request also soon came to be accepted.• The end user must have an Internet browser capable of accepting and playing the applet.• The office does not accept applications from non-residents.• Owens refused to accept Bisonga's explanation.• Norton is in prison for accepting bribes.• The idea of a common defence force has been accepted by some EU governments.• With subtle flattery she had gradually been accepted by the housekeeper.• She succeeded in persuading the jury to accept her version of the events.• One day, not long before he died, he accepted it.• Divorce is hard on children, but they have to accept it.• Going to a new school is hard, but you have to try and accept it.• If they offered you a place on the course, would you accept it?• My parents have always accepted me just as I am.• Yet they have helped persuade a suspicious population to accept Mr Salinas's much-needed reforms.• The child's solicitor must serve and accept service of documents on the child's behalf where there is no guardian.• The judge accepted that Carter did not mean to harm anyone.• She'll never accept that her husband has been unfaithful.• Steptoe finally accepted that his son didn't want to continue working in the family business.• In the US, people have come to accept that they will probably have several different jobs over the course of their career.• It was difficult for Paul to accept the fact that he was going bald.• I finally accepted the fact that I would die if I didn't stop smoking.• People are beginning to accept the idea that higher taxes may be necessary.• Alice accepted the job of sales manager.• I decided to accept the job.• After a three week strike, the company has finally accepted the workers' pay demands.• Do you accept travelers' checks here?accepted ... offer• For reasons which had seemed wise at the time, the Bar had not accepted that offer at that stage.• Shortly after I accepted Bantam's offer, I got pneumonia.• He accepted the offer of a lift.• The successful applicants accepted these offers of split contracts, though without massive enthusiasm.• Mrs Chapman accepted my offer the following morning.• It was not until two years later, however, that Clark accepted Chapman's offer to join the team.• Not the greatest of air travellers, the policeman had accepted Duncan's offer to sit up front in the cockpit.accept that• I for my part have some difficulty in accepting that.• Part of her refused to accept that, after all, she couldn't have what she wanted.• And only when he got it did he accept that his day had arrived.• You refuse to accept that I knew nothing about the drugs.• He accepted that legalisation would not necessarily greatly increase addiction to hard drugs such as cocaine and heroin.• Once she accepted that, she had felt less raw for a time.• Mrs Harker accepts that some reduction in staff may be necessary but hopes voluntary tutors will help out.• The jury accepted that the DNA evidence was flawed.accept somebody/something for something• Hsiu's article was accepted for publication in "Science" magazine.accepted ... resignation• As Prime Minister he accepted the resignation of his Chancellor of the Exchequer in 1958 rather than agree to modest public expenditure cuts.• Finally, on June 29, Pérez accepted the resignations of six Cabinet ministers and five more junior government members.From Longman Business Dictionaryacceptac‧cept /əkˈsept/ verb [intransitive, transitive]1to take or agree to take something that has been offeredThe steel workers have accepted a 3% wage offer.accept something from somebodyDoctors should not accept expensive gifts from pharmaceutical companies.2to agree to a plan, idea, agreement etcThe US is ready to accept the deal.3to agree to take goods that have been orderedThe company has shipped three supercomputers, but only two have been accepted.4MARKETING when people accept a new product, they like it and are willing to buy itThe machine is too highly priced to be accepted by the mass of US consumers.5accept cash/dollars/cheques/credit cards etc to allow customers to pay using these forms of paymentDo you accept Visa?6accept a bill of exchangeBANKING to agree to pay a BILL OF EXCHANGE7accept a riskINSURANCE to officially agree to insure somethingThe insurance company reserves the right to make medical checks prior to accepting a risk on health insurance.→ See Verb tableOrigin accept (1300-1400) French accepter, from Latin acceptare, from accipere “to receive”, from ad- “to” + capere “to take”ac·cept verb →n GRAMMAR1 →n GRAMMAR2 →REGISTER1 →n COLLOCATIONS1LDOCE OnlineChineseSyllable  to that offers Corpus someone take Business or something you,




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