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Assent

Assent appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Evil assent I won, Eva, else Popes leave no witness alive.
  • No witness, a fool. A nasal aria's time emits air. Alas, an aloof assent: I won.
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb assent:

assentaccedeacquiesce
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Definition of the noun assent

What does assent mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: assents

  1. agreement with a statement or proposal to do something

Alternative definition of the noun assent

noun

  1. agreement, act of agreeing

Definition of the verb assent

What does assent mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: assented | assenting | assents

  1. to agree or express agreement
    • example: The Maestro assented to the request for an encore
    • lexical domain: Communication - verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
    • synonyms of assent: accede / acquiesce
    • antonym of assent: dissent
    • more generic word: agree = consent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something
    • more specific word: connive = encourage or assent to illegally or criminally

Explanation

Assent: Agreement with a statement or proposal to do something.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Assent

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Google previewJohn Henry Newman (2005)

A View of Catholic Faith for the New Millennium by John R. Connolly

Simple assent is the unconscious acceptance of the truth of a statement.38 In simple assent, a person accepts the truth...

Google previewCounseling Ethics (2012)

Philosophical and Professional Foundations by Christin Jungers, PhD, LPCC-S, NCC, Jocelyn Gregoire, CSSP, EdD, LPC, NCC, ACS

Assent refers to a minor's willingness or agreement to participate in counseling, while consent—a right reserved for adult parents or legal guardians—refers to the adult's permission for the minor to begin counseling (Welfel, 2010). Thus ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Library and Information Science (1996)

Volume 59 - Supplement 22: Archival Science to User Needs by Allen Kent

=Common Common ground-assent-claim. Assent=("Tes"J.

Google previewThe Politics Today Dictionary of British Politics (2004)

by Bill Jones

royal assent Final stage of the legislative process after a bill has passed through both houses of parliament, when it thereby becomes an act. Queen Anne was the last monarch to deny the royal assent, in 1 ...

Google previewWörterbuch der Handels-, Finanz- und Rechtssprache / Dictionary of Commerical, Financial and Legal Terms / Dictionnaire des Termes Commerciaux, Financiers et Juridiques (2012)

by HERBST

| consent; assent || consentement m; assentiment m | ~ zu einem Antrag | consent to a request || agrément m ( consentement) ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

ASSENT', v. & n.-\ Lat. asscntior ...

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb assent:

assentaccedeacquiesce

Comparison of usage frequency between the verb assent and its most common antonym:

dissentassent

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Quotes about Assent

In science, 'fact' can only mean 'confirmed to such a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent.' I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms. (Stephen Jay Gould)
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Scrabble value of A1S1S1E1N1T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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