Synonym of accepting

Alternative for accepting

accepts, accepted, accepting

Synonym: adopt, approve, believe, consent to, decline, refuse, reject,

Adjective

Enduring pain and hardship without showing feeling or complaint
stoical long-suffering resigned calm cool phlegmatic stoic forbearing impassive imperturbable patient stolid uncomplaining fatalistic indifferent philosophic philosophical unemotional dispassionate longanimous unexcitable unflappable with the patience of Job tolerant unruffled restrained accommodating composed wise serene submissive passive tranquil indulgent forgiving enduring quiet even-tempered self-possessed easy-going gentle collected understanding detached sober placid unperturbed rational equable logical considerate realistic nonplussed practical sedate persistent easygoing mild kind lenient persevering moral enlightened ethical profound temperate deep deep-thinking learned equanimous untiring inexcitable mild-tempered cool, calm and collected easy good-natured fortitudinous self-restrained self-controlled acquiescent subdued unresisting unprotesting compliant tolerating nonresistant reconciled non-resistant yielding docile unresistant nonresisting biddable cordial agreeable satisfied adapted quiescent unassertive well-disposed amenable obedient peaceable genial willing relinquishing subservient manageable pliant adjusted tractable renouncing accommodated ready tame deferential meek charitable selfless apathetic complaisant malleable nonviolent pliable receptive lifeless non-violent lamblike non-aggressive supine resistless affectless undemonstrative emotionless passionless numb impassible cold-blooded unreceptive asleep disinterested latent flat motionless poker-faced static bearing moony laid-back reflexive flaccid sleepy idle hands off walking through it going through motions unconcerned indomitable expressionless matter-of-fact unmoved dry aloof

Adjective

Objective or fair, after taking everything into account
open-minded unbiased impartial unprejudiced objective neutral dispassionate disinterested detached balanced reasonable liberal tolerant enlightened catholic free permissive undogmatic unprescriptive acceptant acceptive observant perceptive understanding even-handed non-partisan non-discriminatory fair-minded anti-discrimination non-aligned prejudice-free non-judgemental open amenable fair equitable just evenhanded nonpartisan equal indifferent square nondiscriminatory uninvolved impersonal candid uncolored honest with no axe to grind unbigoted without fear or favour upright honourable honorable independent straight on the level nondiscriminating on the fence free from discrimination decent trustworthy good unselfish right without favouritism unemotional scrupulous virtuous uncommitted on-the-fence unslanted rational nonaligned without favor broad-minded fair and square on the up and up righteous egalitarian proper legitimate ethical principled lawful judicial moral conscientious clinical outside uncoloured cold middle-of-the-road uninterested sincere aloof blameless aboveboard above board justifiable unallied disconnected sensible progressive free-thinking freethinking unswayed moderate fair-and-square rightful selfless due unprepossessed upstanding on the up-and-up proportionate right-minded free from self-interest without prejudice sitting on the fence pure strictly business cool fair-to-middling even-steven upfront cricket level stable respectable conscionable incorruptible noble unruffled composed level-headed logical unmoved nonpassionate true truthful even equalised equalized in proportion that takes everything into account square deal fair shake disengaged reliable dependable autonomous full of integrity stand-up unconcerned bystanding non-discriminating clean removed non-participating unaligned undecided unconnected uninfluenced legal legit kosher on sidelines pukka inactive nonchalant not taking sides poker-faced uncorrupted frank civil on up-and-up according to the rules

Adjective

Making no distinctions
indiscriminating credulous gullible impressionable naive trusting uncritical unsuspecting unsuspicious unwary ingenuous deceivable dupable exploitable trustful innocent over-trusting over-trustful easily taken in easily deceived easily led believing susceptible unsceptical unguarded fleeceable foolish easy unskeptical biting green simple unsophisticated unworldly childlike wide-eyed unknowing overtrusting inexperienced ignorant unquestioning guileless dewy-eyed born yesterday easy mark wet behind the ears as green as grass clueless easily fooled gullable naif simpleminded dewy primitive artless raw callow immature imprudent nescient incognizant aw-shucks readily taken in readily falling for readily swallowing whole silly sucker mark taken in being a sucker falling hook line and sinker tumbling for taking the bait kidding oneself swallowing whole naïve vulnerable unaffected confiding unpretentious receptive open suggestible malleable persuadable influenceable natural youthful unpretending unstudied unschooled sensitive responsive exploitative exploitatory exploitive defenceless pliant susceptive impressible pliable amenable genuine tractable defenseless unwitting tender easily influenced unmindful unaware oblivious idealistic insensible unacquainted uninformed jejune naïf unfamiliar soft unconscious optimistic new undoubting inexperience spontaneous down-to-earth frank uninhibited overcredulous without airs green as grass fictile uninitiated mouldable ordinary easily exploited easily controlled tenderfoot young fresh infant juvenile unfledged adolescent unassuming folksy country uncool unartificial corn-fed clean accessible plastic sentient perceptive sensile affectable wax-like sensible feeling affected modest homely wholesome babe in woods pervious humble quiet lowly rustic formative ductile moldable yielding simplistic real true open-minded uncorrupted soppy unrealistic teary-eyed sentimental sinless pure undefiled dovelike cracker-barrel honest-to-goodness superstitious acquiescent inclined given pushover prone swayable prone to superstition emotional manageable disposed predisposed nonresistant adaptable ready movable wide open fall for thin-skinned out on a limb easily taken advantage of easily moved sitting duck highly strung at risk readily taken advantage of

Adjective

Of an action that is performed with caution and attention to sounds
listening concentrating heeding interested attentive attending hearkening receiving paying attention intent careful watchful diligent assiduous heedful regardful studious punctilious painstaking industrious thorough zealous meticulous sedulous nice observant alert mindful vigilant focused aware percipient acute perceptive noticing scrupulous rigorous deep rapt focussed committed earnest awake tentie tenty reckful on the job on one's toes on the qui vive listening carefully open-eyed on your toes on guard beady-eyed on the ball wide awake wide-awake Argus-eyed on the lookout not missing a trick wary circumspect on the alert cautious chary guarded cagey conscious prudent considerate alive all ears leery prepared gingerly safe ready sharp apprehensive on your guard conservative cognizant canny thoughtful on the watch sensible eagle-eyed observing sharp-eyed keen hawk-eyed intelligent on tiptoe wakeful sensitive sentient quick keen-eyed wise with eyes peeled discerning discreet calculating politic unsleeping discriminating wired suspicious active gimlet-eyed sleepless with eyes like a hawk insomniac observative judicious informed apperceptive witting bright knowing ware understanding anxious reserved perceiving clear-sighted respectful defensive sharp-sighted bright-eyed and bushy-tailed protective heads up fast on the draw with it keeping a weather eye on things solicitous advertent intentive waking restless deliberate animate receptive astir conscientious knowledgeable agog hip alive to insomnolent diplomatic tactful sagacious measured conversant reticent awake to responsive restrained provident self-aware clever spirited aware of sensible of softly-softly cognizant of wise to alert to recognizing tossing and turning switched on on to regardful of recognizant of au courant hip to recognising psyched up watching out thinking twice lynx-eyed hesitant moderate controlled on alert precautious walking on eggs watching one's step noncommittal playing safe handling with kid gloves keeping on one's toes good hands with weather eye open keeping a weather eye on looking to sensitive to keeping your eyes peeled with reservations looking for able to recognize in on on toes waiting on dutiful concerned deferent deferential hooked glued unhurried taking notice duteous arrect jealous sage sophisticated perky with one's eyes open keeping one's eyes skinned reluctant non-committal keen-sighted insomnious expectant sensatory watching quick-witted vague unrevealing aroused awakened restive live living feeling with one's eyes skinned sensorial sensory not sleeping agile astute fully awake wide-eyed overcareful overcautious reactive tentative excited stirring up lucid roused playing one's cards close to one's chest keeping one's eyes peeled keeping a weather eye open keeping one's eyes open sensuous shrewd suspecting forethoughtful all there whip-smart perspicacious sentimental emotional flesh-and-blood breathing seeing sapient sensate belt-and-braces hedging one's bets walking on egg shells with one's eyes peeled taking it slow clued up with your wits about you on top of vital on the stick lively quick off the mark quick on the uptake clued-in upon one's guard sensile surveying discovering deducing correct eager detecting searching contemplating considering questioning comprehending penetrating doubting unwasteful saving sly frugal thrifty sparing strategic close-lipped capable of feeling in the right mind up and about acquainted apprised judgmatic close-mouthed judgmatical noting assured sure remarking certain kid-glove delicate X-ray eye not missing much disturbed unsettled having foresight like a clam civil reasonable temperate on lookout worldly-wise not rash in the know about responsive to mindful of seized of ware of hep to clued-up on percipient of jumpy fidgeting on edge without sleep antsy strung out troubled fidgety edgy jazzed conscious of chary of wary of acquainted with careful of watchful of heedful of plugged in tuned in in the know be up on know ins and outs know all the answers

Adjective

Not sufficiently strict, severe, or careful
lax slack careless neglectful negligent remiss casual lenient slapdash slipshod soft easy-going overindulgent sloppy unmindful heedless inattentive offhand permissive broad complaisant derelict disregardful general inaccurate indefinite indulgent lazy liberal loose neglecting non-restrictive vague easy-peasy flabby flaccid imprecise inexact irresponsible nonspecific over-tolerant shapeless yielding behindhand delinquent devil-may-care floppy forgetful indifferent laid-back limp nonjudgmental oblivious regardless tolerant any way asleep on job paying no mind lackadaisical thoughtless apathetic unconcerned slap-happy nonchalant perfunctory disorganized indolent relaxed disinterested unheeding slothful disorganised uncaring tardy insouciant cursory lethargic reckless haphazard unsystematic listless uninterested improvident slovenly sluggish idle inert inactive carefree torpid incautious blithe sagging fainéant slow hit-or-miss enervated languid passive messy drooping pococurante droopy shoddy dull cool unthinking hasty oscitant hurried hanging good-for-nothing disorderly unorganized unmethodical free and easy all over the place shambolic untidy all over the shop leisurely undependable untrustworthy unreliable incurious otiose faineant unobservant unorganised inconsiderate unthorough thrown together insensible unfirm saggy pendulous dilatory languorous do-nothing shiftless lifeless weak inadvertent feckless workshy quiescent sleepy flimsy pliant shabby dormant detached impassive quiet easygoing easy uncircumspect unaccountable blasé disregarding unmeticulous complacent loosened slackened blithely unconcerned without care baggy toneless last-minute insecure lank laggard erratic random inefficient irresilient unenergetic spiritless chaotic clumsy daydreaming loafing muddled stagnant undisciplined lukewarm woolgathering insensitive wilting unsecured somnolent dreamy flexuous aimless tired quaggy unthoughtful jumbled out of tone slow-moving flexible unprofessional rash imperfect faulty botched threadbare junky languishing sedentary dozy cavalier moony breezy uncurious asleep at switch flippant work-shy unresponsive lymphatic informal not taut laid back bone idle inattentive to oblivious to not tight asleep on the job overfamiliar nonsecured irregular barratrous confused disordered failing blameworthy culpable defaultant inconsistent reprehensible unfastidious lumpish plodding flapping ignoring free-and-easy slighting overlooking omitting procrastinating poor slow-going drony resting spineless in disarray couldn't-care-less airy vegetating careless of one's duty abstracted half-hearted dispassionate unfeeling nonobservant unstudied artless pell-mell acquiescent submissive servile effete docile at fault effortless superficial light disimpassioned unheedful draggy down blah simple failing to show proper care and attention passionless bloodless nerveless happy-go-lucky pliable all over the lot all over the map any which way any old way unenthusiastic feeble failing to take proper care deaf mindless blind coarse supine peaceful unoccupied motionless sapped emasculated inelastic enfeebled weakened debilitated sentimental romantic Laodicean laissez-faire halfhearted energyless unconsidered scrappy lousy improficient flat easy going amateurish wild thrown-together crude rude fly-by-night static plastic ductile wilted limber supple bending bendy incorrect sketchy wrong erroneous cowboy unprepared desultory stray scattered catch-as-catch-can helter-skelter arbitrary spring fever scatterbrained fatigued depressed weary lacking firmness dead heavy yawny drowsy badly organized logy absent-minded oversized error-ridden unwary couldn't care less incompetent procrastinative imprudent precipitate foolhardy neurasthenic asthenic slouchy unwatchful absent mooning preoccupied wandering scatty negligent about nirvanic bemused unfocused amnemonic airheaded unwitting distracted roomy bagging voluminous heedless of indifferent to remiss about remiss in lax about asleep at the wheel formless unrestricting ample paying no heed to neglectful of blind to unheeding of regardless of taking no notice of disregardful of unconscious of careless of deaf to not paying attention out of it pipe dreaming looking out window inclined to forget apt to forget having a memory like a sieve out to lunch not on the job like an absent-minded professor loose-fitting not fitting boyfriend generously cut easy-fitting

Noun

The act of validating something
validation confirmation evidence proof attestation substantiation ratification corroboration endorsement approval testimony verification testament witness authorisation authorization sanction acceptance documentation authentication agreement consent testimonial support affirmation certification voucher demonstration assent warrant passing nod sanctioning okay passage accord recognition admission proving avowal validating justification legalisation legalization affirming authenticating authorising authorizing corroborating supporting verifying visa green light stamp of approval go ahead vindication permission go-ahead thumbs up leave OK licence seal of approval blessing clearance approbation say-so authority permit imprimatur acquiescence license dispensation rubber stamp concurrence favour favor allowance mandate liberty sufferance backing granting empowerment O.K. yes carte blanche concession accreditation right freedom encouragement privilege nihil obstat compliance power acknowledgment acknowledgement signal recommendation fiat countenance command the nod all clear decree commission delegation order pass indulgence word good wishes certificate charter say so warranty all-clear signal instruction commendation directive bidding charge signature edict regard accession direction injunction credentials clear coast dictate condonance tolerance prerogative ticket condonation endorsation sanctification entitlement exemption behest imperative ukase toleration admittance blank cheque a blank cheque thumbs-up blank check A-OK grant card benediction welcome stamp affirmative advocacy satisfaction assenting acceding ratifying okaying promotion championing letting championship upholding will notarization undertaking patronage subscription OK'ing access commandment deputation superscription comment espousal countersignature qualification faculty cue prompt strength ability upvote valediction Godspeed discretion hubba-hubba commercial stroke assumption proxy brevet agency impunity latitude run seal power of attorney unconstraint self-determination independence immunity green-light free hand free rein taking on tackling high sign tip-off subscription to vote up like document pat on back passport grounds basis rationale reason defence defense assurance cause laissez-passer triptyque firman carnet applause acclaim praise empowering badge franchise patent safe-conduct laudation congratulation respect appreciation canon ordinance ruling esteem admiration acclamation veneration kudos congratulations adulation ovation precept statute pronunciamento law bells liking plaudits salutes accolades obligation high regard clean bill of health pat on the back understanding consensus harmony right on

Noun

A preliminary conjecture or speculation
presupposition assumption premise presumption supposition belief hypothesis theory preconception given guess hypothetical if postulate postulation prediction premiss speculation surmise suspicion thesis acceptance argument assuming conjecture deduction expectation fancy hunch inference opinion posit preconceived idea preconceived notion prejudgement shot stab supposal theorization thought sneaking suspicion shot in the dark notion view conclusion idea impression judgement judgment sentiment feeling conception guesstimate estimation interpretation consideration assessment estimate concept guesswork perception philosophy thinking conviction persuasion knowledge viewpoint angle reckoning understanding position mindset attitude standpoint guessing stance mind abstraction point of view intellection eye conceptualization way of thinking cogitation ballpark figure suggestion discernment sense picture accepted wisdom divination verdict notions slant contention conceptualisation perspective theorem evaluation value judgment ideas appreciation image stand proposition apprehension anticipation outlook theorizing observation excogitation vagary caprice induction approximation contemplation appraisal axiom statement theorising imagining approach possibility rough calculation inclination take educated guess rough guess considered opinion stab in the dark say-so twist surmisal generalization concepts generalisation thoughts conceptualizations side attempt message hypothesizing approximations remark point beliefs presumptions views hypotheses angles mental picture mind's eye theme reflections school of thought posture premises theses doubt apriorism suppose likelihood condition fool notion judgment call close-up two cents' worth messages pictures feelings reasoning hunches guesstimates reck themes mind's eyes think reaction hypothesising ballpark figures rough calculations intuition conceptualisations profession avowal proposal rationale principle vision assent admission reason scheme plan foundation basis attribution explanation antecedent lemma layout system ground assignment derivation way of looking reflection imagination rumination frame of mind reverie deliberation musing fantasy pondering examination dream projection surmising extrapolation starting point tentative law honour regard honor mulling over prospect perhaps halseny rough idea vantage point disposition leaning fix esteem admiration credit appraisement analysis grasp proclivity reading comprehension predilection two cents worth shoes standing awareness elucidation broad view overview context say so where one is at eye view assimilation valuation reverence veneration figuring ciphering good opinion estimating calculating arithmetic informed guess predicting computation stock inspiration line of thinking presentiment rationality

Noun

Belief in or acceptance of something as true
credence faith belief confidence trust acceptance reliance credit stock assurance certainty dependence traction admission admitting authority store weight conviction hope certitude sureness hopefulness optimism loyalty expectation surety entrustment assuredness cocksureness doubtlessness positiveness face satisfaction freedom from doubt reliance on belief in confidence in faith in trust in support estimation freedom from suspicion expectance need want necessity need for leaning on requirement sure bet swallowing clinging to seeking support from devotion devotedness authoritativeness truth validity dependence on credence in faithfulness dedication commitment fidelity conclusiveness reliability constancy steadfastness allegiance piety fealty troth factualness banker indubitableness attachment credulity cinch lockup staunchness lock definiteness cast-iron certainty positivism shoo-in dogmatism wrap-up steadiness firmness setup assent adhesion fastness determination decisiveness inevitableness inevitability decidedness resolution assertiveness self-assurance finality self-confidence aplomb self-reliance nerve self-possession courage poise composure absoluteness coolness boldness resoluteness phlegm cool-headedness level-headedness self-assuredness self-esteem self-trust decision faith in oneself cool belief in oneself presumption impudence presence of mind guarantee positivity proof fervor fervour earnestness precision infallibility correctness passion mettle élan fortitude firm belief resolve fearlessness tenacity spirit pluck brashness dash genuineness exactitude daring elan backbone grit intrepidity heart hardihood buoyancy morale spunk purposefulness unequivocalness unambiguousness no shadow of a doubt purpose determinedness irrevocability granite willpower fact emphaticalness unalterableness incontrovertibility completeness irrefutability unavoidability definitiveness stick-to-itiveness ineluctability maxim integrity terminality intactness fixedness entirety finish wholeness totality perfection verity law reality truism principle axiom revelation proven principle security calmness tranquillity tranquility serenity equanimity nonchalance impassivity collectedness sangfroid imperturbability equilibrium unflappability aggressiveness audacity arrogance effrontery temerity bravery peace of mind

Antonym of accepting

accepting Idiom, Proverb

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