The word "refuse" means to deny or reject. Its antonyms, on the other hand, are words that mean the opposite, which are accept, agree, comply, approve, consent, grant, and tolerate. These words indicate a positive response or acceptance of something that has been offered or requested. Acceptance could be of an offer, idea, or suggestion that is in line with one's beliefs and values. Grant, on the other hand, implies being given permission to something that was initially not allowed. The word tolerate means to put up with something that one may not agree with or find comfortable.
- fend off
- throw away
- hold back/hold off
Antonym of the day
- accord, affection, agreement.