Assent meaning

ə-sĕnt
Agreement; concurrence.

Reached assent on a course of action.

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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.

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Acquiescence; consent.

Gave my assent to the plan.

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The definition of an assent is a situation in which an agreement or acquiescence has occurred.

An example of an assent is when two parties are able to sign paperwork after mediation.

An example of an assent is when a parent gives in to a child's crying and gives her what she wants.

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To express agreement or acceptance, as of a proposal.
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To express acceptance of an opinion, proposal, etc.; agree (to); concur.
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Consent or agreement; concurrence.
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To agree to, give approval.
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To admit a thing as true.
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Agreement, act of agreeing.

I will give this act my assent.

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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