Assenting
Assent As*sent", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Assented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Assenting}.] [F. assentir, L. assentire, assentiri; ad + sentire to feel, think. See {Sense}.] To admit a thing as true; to express one's agreement, acquiescence, concurrence, or concession. [1913 Webster]

Who informed the governor . . . And the Jews also assented, saying that these things were so. --Acts xxiv. 9. [1913 Webster]

The princess assented to all that was suggested. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To yield; agree; acquiesce; concede; concur. [1913 Webster]


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