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To say yes - synonyms or related words

accept

verb

to say yes to an invitation or offer

consent

verb

to agree to do something

assent

verb

formal to agree with or officially give permission for something

say yes

to agree, or to give permission

take up on

to accept an offer or invitation that someone has made

accede

verb

formal to do what someone wants or agree with what they say

welcome

verb

to say that you are pleased to accept or consider something such as an opportunity or a question

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moonbow

a rainbow produced when water droplets in the air reflect light from the moon rather than the sun

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platform capitalism

a way of doing business that involves recruiting large numbers of people who work for themselves using the company's platform, as used by companies such as Uber, Deliveroo and the like

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