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See also: -assent
- (intransitive) To agree to a proposal.
- 1849–1861, Thomas Babington Macaulay, chapter 7, in The History of England from the Accession of James the Second, volumes (please specify |volume=I to V), London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, →OCLC:
- The princess assented to all that was suggested.
- 2012, Spectral Mortuary, Lapidated:
- To assent to the words
Of medieval law
To pay a corporal price
To death, by lapidation
- (give approval): consent; See also Thesaurus:assent
- (admit a thing as true): affirm, allow, astipulate, aver, soothe, stipulate
to agree, give approval
- agreement; act of agreeing
- I will give this act my assent.
- 1960 January, “Talking of Trains: N.& W.-Virginian merger”, in Trains Illustrated, page 9:
- A number of other mergers of U.S. railroads are mooted, but the I.C.C. [Interstate Commerce Commission] has made it clear that its assent to the N.& W.-Virginian proposal, which was unopposed by competitors or stockholders, should not be taken as an indication that others will swiftly pass its scrutiny.
- (countable, property law) A legal instrument that conveys real estate to an heir under the terms of a will.
agreement, act of agreeing