the game or inactivity of a person in a contract.
1630s, "act of acquiescing," from French acquiescence, noun of action from acquiescer (see acquiesce). Meaning "silent permission" is recorded from 1640s.
Action or inaction by somebody who can be binding as an implied or indirect acceptance of an agreement, whether or not such was his / her purpose. Purchase of goods gotten by a trader suggests the investor's acceptance of these invoiced price, and never using of every appropriate activity by a landowner against a trespasser suggests an indirect acceptance of trespasser's to inhabit the land.
acceptance without protest
- contract with a statement or suggestion doing one thing
- A silent or passive assent or distribution, or a distribution with apparent content; -- distinguished from avowed consent regarding the one hand, and on one other, from opposition or available discontent; quiet pleasure.
- Submission to an accident by the party hurt.
- Tacit concurrence when you look at the activity of another.
(n.) A silent or passive assent or submitting, or a submission with obvious content; -- distinguished from avowed permission in the one hand, and on others, from opposition or available discontent; peaceful pleasure.
- (letter.) Submission to an accident by the party injured.
- (letter.) Tacit concurrence into the action of another.
This national policy, however, could only be pursued, and the minister could only maintain himself in power, by acquiescence in the king's personal relations with the king of France settled by the disgraceful Treaty of Dover in 1670, which included Charles's acceptance of a pension, and bound him to a policy exactly opposite to Danby's, one furthering French and Roman ascendancy.