1. To admit into a group or community; SYN. admit, take, take on.
2. To give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to; SYN. consent, go for.
3. To react favorably to; consider right and proper
4. To consider or hold as true
5. To be designed to hold or take; SYN. take.
6. Said of a deliberative body: receive (a report) officially, as from a committee.
7. To be sexually responsive to, used of a female domesticated mammal
8. To receive willingly something given or offered; SYN. take, have.
9. To tolerate or accommodate oneself to; SYN. swallow.
ETYM See Accommodation.
1. To have room for; hold without crowding; SYN. hold, admit.
2. To make compatible with; SYN. reconcile, conciliate.
3. To provide with something desired or needed.
4. Be agreeable or acceptable to
5. Make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose
6. Provide with something desired or needed
7. Provide housing for
8. Provide a service or favour for someone
1. To afford possibility; SYN. allow.
2. To allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of; SYN. let in, include.
3. To allow to enter; grant entry to; SYN. allow in, let in.
4. To declare or acknowledge to be true; SYN. acknowledge.
5. To give access or entrance to.
6. To serve as a means of entrance.
7. Have room for; hold without crowding
8. Admit into a group or community
1. To achieve harmony of opinion, feeling, or purpose.
2. To be agreeable or suitable.
3. To be in accord; be in agreement; SYN. concur.
4. To consent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something:.
5. To show grammatical agreement.
6. Show grammatical agreement
7. Go together
8. Be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
ETYM Old Fren. aprouer; a (Latin ad) + a form apparently derived from the pro, prod, in Latin prodest it is useful or profitable, properly the preposition pro for. Related to Improve.
1. To give sanction to; SYN. ok, okay, sanction.
2. To judge to be right or commendable; think well of.
ETYM Latin assimilare; ad to, toward + similis similar.
1. To become similar to one's environment.
2. To make similar.
3. To become similar in sound; in phonetics.
4. To take into solution, as of gas, light, or heat; SYN. imbibe.
5. Make or become similar; compare; incorporate; digest; absorb; be incorporated, digested, or absorbed.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: drew, drawn).
1. To make a drawing of; represent by drawing, with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface.
2. To move or pull so as to cover or uncover something.
3. To bring or lead someone to a certain action or condition.
4. To make, formulate, or derive in the mind; SYN. make.
5. To move or go steadily or gradually.
6. To write a legal document or paper.
7. To bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover; SYN. pull, pull out, get out, take out.
8. To cause to flow.
9. To choose at random; SYN. cast.
10. To draw responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc.
11. To contract.
12. To require a specified depth for floating.
13. To steep in or as if in the manner of tea.
14. To select or take in from a given group or region.
15. To reduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die.
16. To take liquid out of a container or well; SYN. take out.
17. (Baseball) To earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher; SYN. get.
18. To flatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching.
19. To allow a draft.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: got; or p.p.: gotten).
1. To acquire as a result of some effort or action.
2. To cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition; SYN. let, have.
3. To come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; SYN. acquire.
4. To communicate with a place or person; establish communication with, as if by telephone.
5. To evoke an emotional response.
6. To irritate.
7. To overcome or destroy.
8. To purchase.
9. To reach and board.
10. To reach by calculation.
11. To reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot; SYN. catch.
12. To receive as a retribution or punishment; SYN. receive.
13. To succeed in catching or seizing, esp. after a chase; SYN. catch, capture.
1. To get something; come into possession of; SYN. have.
2. To accept as true or valid
3. To convert into sounds or pictures, of incoming radio signals.
4. To express willingness to have in one's home or environs; SYN. take in, invite.
5. To have or give give a reception
6. To partake of the Eucharist, in a Christian church.
7. To receive a specified treatment (abstract); SYN. get, find, obtain, incur.
1. To cause to leave; SYN. move out, remove.
2. To obtain by legal of official process
3. To purchase prepared food to be eaten at home; SYN. buy food.
4. To remove something from a container or an enclosed space.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: took, taken).
1. To get into one's hands, take physically; SYN. get hold of.
2. To bring into one's possession.
3. To take by force.
4. To obtain by winning.
5. To make use of or accept for some purpose; SYN. accept.
6. To carry out.
7. To buy, select.
8. To experience or feel; submit to.
9. To be seized in a specified way.
10. To ascertain or determine by measuring, computing, etc.; take a reading from a dial.
11. To travel or go by means of a certain kind of transportation, or a certain route.
12. To get into a position of having, e.g., safety, comfort.
13. To interpret something in a certain way; convey a particular meaning or impression; SYN. have.