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annehmen

Meanings

1.
to take on
(for taking on a shape or character trait, NOT for tasks.)
2.
to accept
(For any kinds of offer. Gifts, invitations and apologies are the most common things, but it also works for fate. )
Opposite (closest): ablehnen
3.
to assume (a theory), to suppose
(The idea is that you "accept" a theory as reality. Another way to express it is with "davon ausgehen" )

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Word Family

Root\: unknown (or not yet entered)

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