accept defeat


accept defeat
v.
aceptar la derrota, aceptar derrota.

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  • accept — [ak sept′, əksept′] vt. [ME accepten < OFr accepter < L acceptare < pp. stem of accipere < ad , to + capere, to take: see HAVE] 1. to take (what is offered or given); receive, esp. willingly 2. to receive favorably; approve [to accept …   English World dictionary

  • accept */*/*/ — UK [əkˈsept] / US verb Word forms accept : present tense I/you/we/they accept he/she/it accepts present participle accepting past tense accepted past participle accepted Get it right: accept: Don t confuse agree and accept. When you want to say… …   English dictionary

  • accept — ac|cept [ ək sept ] verb *** ▸ 1 take something offered ▸ 2 agree to a suggestion ▸ 3 believe something is true/right ▸ 4 recognize a bad situation ▸ 5 let someone join/be part of something ▸ 6 consider good enough ▸ 7 take a form of payment 1. ) …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • accept*/*/*/ — [əkˈsept] verb 1) [T] to take something that someone gives you It gives me great pleasure to accept this award.[/ex] Two police officers were accused of accepting bribes.[/ex] 2) [I/T] to say yes to an invitation, offer, or suggestion Ant: reject …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • defeat — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ complete, comprehensive (esp. BrE), decisive, heavy, major, overwhelming, resounding, serious, stunning, total …   Collocations dictionary

  • defeat — de|feat1 W3 [dıˈfi:t] n [U and C] 1.) failure to win or succeed ▪ She was a woman who hated to admit defeat . ▪ The Democratic Party candidate has already conceded defeat . defeat in ▪ The socialist party suffered a crushing defeat in the French… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • accept — verb 1 take/receive ADVERB ▪ eagerly, gladly, graciously, gratefully, willingly ▪ She graciously accepted my apology. ▪ reluctantly …   Collocations dictionary

  • defeat */*/ — I UK [dɪˈfiːt] / US [dɪˈfɪt] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms defeat : singular defeat plural defeats failure to win a competition or to succeed in doing something England suffered a 2–0 defeat by Scotland. a humiliating/heavy/crushing… …   English dictionary

  • defeat — de|feat1 [ dı fit ] noun count or uncount ** failure to win a competition or succeed in doing something: Wisconsin suffered a 23 7 defeat by Illinois. admit/accept/concede defeat: a stubborn man who was not prepared to admit defeat a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • admit defeat — phrase to accept that you cannot succeed in doing something and stop trying to do it After months of protests, the government was forced to admit defeat and abandon the policy. Thesaurus: to stop doing somethingsynonym to kill a person or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • admit defeat — to accept that you cannot succeed in doing something and stop trying to do it After months of protests, the government was forced to admit defeat and abandon the policy …   English dictionary