Difference between Accept and Take

What is the difference between Accept and Take?

Accept as a verb is to receive, especially with a consent, with favour or with approval. while Take as a verb is to grasp with the hands.


Part of speech: verb

Definition: To receive, especially with a consent, with favour or with approval. To receive or admit to; to agree to; to assent to; to submit to; as, I accept your proposal, amendment, or excuse. To endure patiently. (commerce) To agree to pay. To receive officially; as, to accept the report of a committee.

Part of speech: adjective

Definition: Accepted.

Example sentence: I don't care to belong to a club that accepts people like me as members.


Part of speech: noun

Definition: An act of taking.Something that is taken.A (1) profit, (2) reward, (3) bribe, illegal payoff or unethical kickback.An interpretation or view.An attempt to record a scene.A catch.A facial gesture in response to an event.A catch of the ball, especially by the wicket-keeper.

Part of speech: verb

Definition: To grasp with the hands.To grab and move to oneself.To get into one's possession.To accept.To gain a position by force.To have sex forcefully with, possibly without consent.To carry, particularly to a particular destination.To choose.To support or carry without failing or breaking.To endure or cope with.To not swing at a pitchTo ingest medicine, drugs, etc.To assume or interpret to be.To enroll (in a class, or a course of study).To participate in, undergo, or experience.To tighten (take up) a belaying rope. Often used imperatively.To fight or attempt to fight somebody. (See also take on.)To stick, persist, thrive or remain.To become.To catch the ball; especially for the wicket-keeper to catch the ball after the batsman has missed or edged it.To require.To capture using a photographic camera.To last or expend [an amount of time].To useTo consider as an instance or example.

Example sentence: He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.

We hope you now know whether to use Accept or Take in your sentence.

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