What does acquiesce mean?

acquiesce in AZ Dictionary

(v) To consent or comply passively or without protest. See Synonyms at assent.
(v) 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.
(v) To concur upon belief; ; to assent to; usually, to concur, not heartily but in terms of to forbear opposition.
(v) 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".
(v) 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.
(v) to agree or show arrangement
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.

acquiesce in Community Dictionary

to accept;to give in without abjection by GeneviveReport definition
To enjoy a half-piece of chicken without wondering why or making the number feel strange. by MelonieReport definition
To sleep satisfied, or apparently pleased, or even rest without opposition and discontent (usually implying past resistance or discontent); to simply accept or consent by silence or by omitting to object. by Keiko ThrashReport definition

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  • Synonym for "acquiesce"
    • consent, submit, conform, yield, accept tacitly
  • Verb Forms for "acquiesce"
    • acquiesced, acquiesces, acquiescing
  • Phrases for "acquiesce"
    • acquiesce in, acquiesce on
  • Rhyme for "acquiesce"
    • Bess, Es, Etess, Fs, Hess
  • Hyponym for "acquiesce"
    • connive
  • Hypernym for "acquiesce"
    • agree
  • Etymologically Related for "acquiesce"
    • acquiescence, acquiescently, acquiescent
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