acquiesce definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To consent or comply passively or without protest. See Synonyms at assent.
    • To sleep pleased, or apparently pleased, or even sleep without opposition and discontent (usually implying previous resistance or discontent); to just accept or consent by silence or by omitting to object; -- accompanied by in, previously also by with and.
    • To concur upon belief; ; to assent to; usually, to concur, not heartily but in terms of to forbear opposition.
  • verb:
    • To sleep satisfied, or obviously satisfied, or even to rest without resistance and discontent (usually implying previous opposition or discontent); to simply accept or consent by silence or by omitting to object; — followed closely by "in", occasionally also by "with" and "to".
    • To concur upon belief; as, to acquiesce in a viewpoint; to assent to; frequently, to concur, not heartily but so far as to forbear opposition.
    • to agree or show arrangement
  • others:
    • To come to sleep, or remain at peace.
    • To concur; permission; tacitly assent; quietly comply or send: as, to acquiesce in a viewpoint, debate, or arrangement.

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