Assent Definition

ə-sĕnt
assented, assenting, assents
verb
assented, assenting, assents
To express acceptance of an opinion, proposal, etc.; agree (to); concur.
Webster's New World
To assent is defined as to acknowledge something, agree to something or surrender to something.
An example of a situation in which a parent may assent is when her child continues to whine for candy.
An example of assent is when you nod your head in response to a request.
YourDictionary
To admit a thing as true.
Wiktionary
noun
assents
Consent or agreement; concurrence.
Webster's New World
Acquiescence; consent.
Gave my assent to the plan.
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Assent

Noun

Singular:
assent
Plural:
assents

Origin of Assent

  • Middle English assenten from Old French assentir from Latin assentārī ad- ad- sentīre to feel sent- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old French noun assent and verb assentir

    From Wiktionary

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