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Definition of "assent" []

  • To agree, as to a proposal; concur. (verb-intransitive)
  • Agreement; concurrence: reached assent on a course of action. (noun)
  • Acquiescence; consent: gave my assent to the plan. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "assent" in a sentence
  • "This trait is necessary to have the correct assent of law. assent-# to agree or express agreement; "The Maestro assented to the request for an encore""
  • "For those nodding vigorously in assent by this point, the Decades Halloween party will include a contest for best decade-themed costume and a P-Funk tribute performance by the Clones of Funk."
  • "There was a murmur of assent from the audience, and the mod gave up and finally called on one of the men ..."