What does assent mean?

Definitions for assent
əˈsɛntas·sent

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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"

Wiktionary

  1. assent(Noun)

    agreement, act of agreeing

    I will give this act my assent.

    Etymology: noun assent and verb assentir

  2. assent(Verb)

    To agree to, give approval to.

    Etymology: 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.]

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Numerology

  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

Examples of assent in a Sentence

  1. Michael Levin:

    There were no such calls, and I only found out after the video had gone viral, i think about 12 million people have now seen me actually assenting – or appearing to assent – to her position on Trump.

  2. Stephen Jay Gould:

    In science, 'fact' can only mean 'confirmed to such a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent.' I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms.

  3. Francis Cardinal George, OMI:

    An effective ecumenist loves the Church, because the Church’s life is part of the mysteries we assent to in our act of faith. Secondly, we have to meet other Christians always in a spirit of reconciliation, mutual respect and understanding.

  4. Sajid Javid:

    When it gets Royal Assent it will be a surrender bill and that is why the prime minister has said that, especially once this bill is in place, that we need to move forward as a country, we need to deliver on Brexit, and that's why unfortunately I think we are in the position where we need a general election.

  5. John Bercow:

    I have to notify the House in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967 that her Majesty has signified her royal assent to the following acts ... European Union Withdrawal Act 2018.

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