Reached assent on a course of action.
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.
Gave my assent to the plan.
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.
I will give this act my assent.
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