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Acquiesce - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Acquiesce' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Acquiesce [ v. i.]
- To rest satisfied, or apparently satisfied, or to rest without opposition and discontent (usually implying previous opposition or discontent); to accept or consent by silence or by omitting to object; -- followed by in, formerly also by with and to.
- To concur upon conviction; as, to acquiesce in an opinion; to assent to; usually, to concur, not heartily but so far as to forbear opposition.

Meaning of 'Acquiesce' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . acquiesce [ v]
Meaning (1):
- to agree or express agreement
Example in sentence:
  • The Maestro assented to the request for an encore