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Definition 1: agreement with a statement or proposal to do something - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where assent or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he gave his assent eagerly
  • a murmur of acquiescence from the assembly

Synonyms for assent in the sense of this definition

(assent is a kind of ...) the verbal act of agreeing

(... is a kind of assent ) (contract law) words signifying consent to the terms of an offer (thereby creating a contract)

(... is a kind of assent ) the act of conceding or yielding

Definition 2: to agree or express agreement - [verb of communication]

Samples where assent or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The Maestro assented to the request for an encore

Synonyms for assent in the sense of this definition

(assent is a kind of ...) consent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something

"She agreed to all my conditions" "He agreed to leave her alone"

(... is a kind of assent ) encourage or assent to illegally or criminally

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