assent

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See also: -assent

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  • IPA(key): /əˈsɛnt/
  • Rhymes: -ɛnt
  • Homophone: ascent

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Old French assent (noun) and assentir (verb).

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assent (third-person singular simple present assents, present participle assenting, simple past and past participle assented)

  1. (intransitive) To agree; to give approval.
    • Macaulay
      The princess assented to all that was suggested.
  2. (intransitive) To admit a thing as true.
    • Bible, Acts xxiv. 9
      And the Jews also assented, saying that these things were so.

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assent (countable and uncountable, plural assents)

  1. agreement; act of agreeing
    I will give this act my assent.

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assent

  1. third-person plural present active subjunctive of assō