AskDefine | Define assent

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assent n : agreement with a statement or proposal to do something; "he gave his assent eagerly"; "a murmur of acquiescence from the assembly" [syn: acquiescence] v : to agree or express agreement; "The Maestro assented to the request for an encore" [syn: accede, acquiesce] [ant: dissent]

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English

Pronunciation

Verb

  1. To agree to, give approval to.

Noun

  1. agreement, act of agreeing
    The act received the Royal Assent.

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Extensive Definition

assent in Dutch: Assent

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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