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To decide or agree to do something

agree

verb

to say that you will do something that someone else wants or suggests

undertake

verb

to agree to be responsible for a job or a project and do it

accept

verb

to agree to do what someone asks or suggests

consent

verb

to agree to do something

go along with

to agree to do something together with other people

yield

verb

to finally agree to do what someone else wants you to do

accede

verb

to do what someone wants or agree with what they say

acquiesce

verb

to agree to something or to accept something, although you do not want to

meet someone halfway

to agree to do something that someone wants, if they do something that you want

commit yourself

to agree to do something important

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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