Definitions for assentəˈsɛnt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

as•sentəˈsɛnt(v.i)

  1. to agree or concur; acquiesce; subscribe (often fol. by to):

    to assent to a statement.

  2. (n.)agreement, as to a proposal; concurrence; acquiescence.

Origin of assent:

1250–1300; < OF asenter < L assentārī, freq. of assentīre to agree <as-as-+sentire to feel

as•sen′tor(n.)

as•sent′er(n.)

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"

Wiktionary

  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


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

assent(noun)

agreement

The Queen gave the royal assent to the bill.

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