Definitions for assentəˈsɛnt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  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



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

Anagrams of assent

  1. sanest

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The Queen gave the royal assent to the bill.

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