What does assent mean?

Definitions for assentəˈsɛnt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. assent, acquiescence(verb)

    agreement with a statement or proposal to do something

    "he gave his assent eagerly"; "a murmur of acquiescence from the assembly"

  2. assent, accede, acquiesce(verb)

    to agree or express agreement

    "The Maestro assented to the request for an encore"


  1. assent(Noun)

    agreement, act of agreeing

    I will give this act my assent.

  2. assent(Verb)

    To agree to, give approval to.

  3. Origin: noun assent and verb assentir

Webster Dictionary

  1. Assent(verb)

    to admit a thing as true; to express one's agreement, acquiescence, concurrence, or concession

  2. Assent

    the act of assenting; the act of the mind in admitting or agreeing to anything; concurrence with approval; consent; agreement; acquiescence

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Assent

    as-sent′, v.i. to think or concur with, to admit as true (with to).—n. an agreeing or acquiescence: compliance.—adj. Assentā′neous, ready to agree.—ns. Assent′er, Assent′or, one of the eight voters who indorse the proposer and seconder's nomination of a candidate for election to the parliament of the United Kingdom.—adjs. Assen′tient, Assent′ive.—adv. Assent′ingly.—n. Assent′iveness.—Royal Assent, in England, the sovereign's formal acquiescence in a measure which has passed the two Houses of Parliament. [O. Fr. asenter, assent—L. assentāre, assentīre, L. ad, to, sentīre, to think.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of assent in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of assent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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