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Assent meaning

assent - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. to agree or express agreement; " The Maestro assented to the request for an encore"
  2. 2. To admit a thing as true; to express one's agreement, acquiescence, concurrence, or concession.
  3. 3. The act of assenting; the act of the mind in admitting or agreeing to anything; concurrence with approval; consent; agreement; acquiescence.
  4. 4. The act of agreeing or admitting; acquiescense.
  5. 5. To agree to or admit.

assent - examples of usage

  1. Even if the real owner were alive, surely he would assent. - "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols", William Black.
  2. The captain smiled assent. - "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists", Washington Irving.
  3. The Skipper and the two Mates nodded their heads, in silent assent. - "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.
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