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Definition of: assent

(ə·sent) v.i.
To express agreement, as with an abstract proposition; acquiesce, concur: usually with to.
noun

1. Mental concurrence or agreement.
2. Consent of will; acquiescence. ♦ Homophone: ascent. [<OF as(s)enter <L assentare, freq. of assentire <ad- to + sentire feel]
—as·sent′er
n
Synonyms (verb): accede, accept, accord, acquiesce, admit, agree, approve, coincide, concur, consent, ratify, sustain, uphold. To assent is an act of the understanding; to consent, of the will. Assent is sometimes used for a mild or formal consent. See BELIEF. Antonyms: contradict, demur, deny, differ, disagree, disavow, disclaim, dissent, object, protest, question, refuse.

Most often used phrases:

royal assent
mutual assent
withhold assent
received assent
give assent
president s assent
presidential assent
require assent
grant assent
refuse assent
assent act
community assent
universal assent
formal assent
king s assent

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Phrases starting with the letter: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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