AGREE [I, T] › to agree to take something that is offered to you: to accept an invitation/offer to accept a job He won't accept advice from anyone. Do you accept credit cards? ADMIT [T] › to admit that something is true, often something unpleasant: [+ (that)] He refuses to accept that he's made a mistake. ALLOW TO JOIN [T] › to allow someone to join an organization or become part of a group: She's been accepted by two universities. Many of the refugees have now been accepted into the local community.
accept responsibility/blame › to admit that you caused something bad that happened: The company has now accepted responsibility for the accident.
UNDERSTAND [T] › to understand that you cannot change a very sad or unpleasant situation: The hardest part is accepting the fact that you'll never see that person again.