What does ASSENT mean?

ASSENT meaning in General Dictionary

The act of assenting the work of this brain in admitting or agreeing to anything concurrence with approval permission arrangement acquiescence

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  • To admit a thing as true to convey people contract acquiescence concurrence or concession
  • arrangement with a statement or suggestion to-do some thing
  • to agree or show arrangement
  • To acknowledge a thing as true; to express an individual's contract, acquiescence, concurrence, or concession.
  • The work of assenting; the work of the mind in admitting or agreeing to such a thing; concurrence with endorsement; consent; contract; acquiescence.

ASSENT meaning in Law Dictionary

Compliance; approval of one thing done; a declaration of readiness to accomplish one thing in compliance with a request. Norton v. Davis, 83 Tex. 32, 18 S. W. 430; benefit of Pittsburgh, 115 Pa. 4, 7 Atl. 778; Canal Co. v. Railroad Co., 4 Gill & J. (Md.) 1, 30; Baker v. Johnson County, 37 Iowa, 189; Fuller v. Kemp (Com. PI.) 16 N. Y. Supp. 160.

ASSENT meaning in Etymology Dictionary

c.1300, from Old French assentir "agree; become accustomed to" (12c.), from Latin assentare "to agree with," frequentative of assentire, from ad- "to" (see ad-) + sentire "to feel, think" (see sense (letter.)). Relevant: Assented; assenting.

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  • early 14c., "consent, approval," from Old French assent, a back-formation from assentir (see assent (v.)).

ASSENT meaning in Philosophy Dictionary

The work of intellect adhering to a truth because of the proof the terms; a proof of the reason why (method rationale) or perhaps the demand of the might. -- H.G.

ASSENT meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To acknowledge something as true; to express an individual's agreement, acquiescence, concurrence, or concession.

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  • (v.) The work of assenting; the work for the head in admitting or agreeing to everything; concurrence with approval; permission; arrangement; acquiescence.

Sentence Examples with the word ASSENT

Somewhat to the kings surprise, Becket yielded for a moment to his pressure, and declared his assent to the constitutions.

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