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Ways of accepting someone's thanks - synonyms or related words

you’re welcome

used in reply to someone who has thanked you

no problem

used as a polite way of answering someone who has thanked you for something, or said they are sorry for something

not at all

used as a polite reply when someone has thanked you for something

don’t mention it

used as a polite answer to someone who has just thanked you for something

it’s no bother

used for saying that you are happy to help someone and it will not cause you any problems or difficulties

(it’s) my pleasure

used when someone thanks you as a polite way of saying that you were happy to help them

it’s/that’s all right

mainly spoken used when someone has thanked you or said sorry to you, to show that you do not mind

it’s nothing/think nothing of it

used as a polite reply when someone has thanked you for doing something for them

sure

adverb

mainly American used as a reply when someone thanks you

sure thing

American used as a reply when someone thanks you

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