HyperDic: assent

English > 2 senses of the word assent:
NOUNcommunicationassent, acquiescenceagreement with a statement or proposal to do something
VERBcommunicationassent, accede, acquiesceto agree or express agreement
assent > pronunciation
Soundsahseh'nt
Rhymesaccent ... vent: 69 rhymes with ehnt...
English > assent: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaningagreement with a statement or proposal to do something.
Example"he gave his assent eagerly"
Synonymacquiescence
Narroweracceptance(contract law) words signifying consent to the terms of an offer (thereby creating a contract)
concession, conceding, yieldingThe act of conceding or yielding
BroaderagreementThe verbal / verbal / verbal act of agreeing / agreeing / agreeing
Spanishanuencia, aprobación, aquiescencia, asentimiento, beneplácito, condescendencia, conformidad, consenso, consentimiento, fíat, otorgamiento, venia
Catalanaquiescència, assentiment, condescendència, conformitat, consentiment
Verbsassentto agree or express agreement
English > assent: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningTo agree or express agreement.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"The Maestro assented to the request for an encore"
Synonymsaccede, acquiesce
Narrowerconniveencourage or assent to illegally or criminally
Broaderagreeconsent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something
Oppositedissentwithhold assent
Spanishasentir, concordar, obedecer
Catalanassentir
Adjectivesassentientexpressing agreement or consent
Nounsassentagreement with a statement or proposal to do something
assentera person who assents

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