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I know that 断る means decline, but I couldn't find the meaning of accept.

I want to say something like "I accept your offer"

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    What did you find when you tried? Lots of entries in a Japanese-English dictionary will include some form of "accept."
    – Leebo
    Commented Feb 18 at 11:47
  • Well, when I wrote it into Japandict, i found 合う、受付、常識 and whatnot and none of them were actually related to the original search
    – Koll
    Commented Feb 18 at 16:37
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    None??? I find that a bit hard to comprehend. It seems that there are a few plausible ones depending on the context: なっとくする, 受け入れる, 採用する. Granted, from the first search 受け入れる might be harder to find. But the others are there. How deeply did you dig into the first list?
    – A.Ellett
    Commented Feb 18 at 16:59
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    What kind of acceptance are we talking about here? When you say "I accept your offer", are you referring to an "offer" like a proposed salary increase, or like an object that someone is physically trying to give you? Because I think those will require different kinds of responses. One could also "accept" information, or even something like bad news, which I would say are also different senses that might require different translations. Commented Feb 19 at 13:28

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  • 「承知(しょうち)しました」:respectful
  • 「了解(りょうかい)しました」:polite
  • 「わかりました」:normal
  • 「いいよ」:very casual

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