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assent

noun

1 assent

Agreement with a statement or proposal to do something:
— He gave his assent eagerly.

synonym: acquiescence.

Roget 484: belief; credence; credit; assurance; faith, trust, troth, confidence, presumption, sanguine expectation etc. (hope) 858; dependence on, ... show more

Roget 762: consent; assent etc. 488; acquiescence; approval etc. 931; compliance, agreement, concession; yieldance, yieldingness; accession, ... show more

Roget 488: assent, assentment; acquiescence, admission; nod; accord, concord, concordance; agreement etc. 23; affirmance, affirmation; recognition, ... show more

Dutch: akkoord gaan, bereid verklaren, goedkeuren, goedkeuring, instemmen, instemming, jawoord
Polish: placet



verb

1 assent

To agree or express agreement:
— The Maestro assented to the request for an encore.

synonyms: accede, acquiesce.

Roget 831: be content etc. adj.; rest satisfied, rest and be thankful; take the good the gods provide, let well alone, let well enough alone, feel oneself at home, hug oneself, lay the flattering unction to one's soul.    take up with, take in good part; accept, ... show more

Roget 762: consent; assent etc. 488; yield assent, admit, allow, concede, grant, yield; come round, come over; give into, acknowledge, ... show more

Roget 488: assent; give assent, yield assent, nod assent; acquiesce; agree etc. 23; receive, accept, accede, accord, concur, lend oneself to, ... show more

Roget 714: agree etc. 23; accord, harmonize with; fraternize; be concordant etc. adj.; go hand in hand; run parallel etc. (concur) 178; ... show more

Dutch: berusten, bewilligen, instemmen, inwilligen, toegeven, toestemmen


Moby thesaurus: OK, abide by, accede, accede to, accept, acceptance, acclaim, accord, accord to, accordance, acquiesce, acquiesce in, acquiescence, affinity, affirmation, affirmative, affirmative voice, agree, agree to, agree with ... show more.

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