Synonyms for acquiesced

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ak-wee-es
Phonetic Transcription : ˌæk wiˈɛs

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Définition of acquiesced

Origin :
  • 1610s, from Middle French acquiescer (16c.), from Latin acquiescere "to become quiet, remain at rest," thus "be satisfied with," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + quiescere "to become quiet," from quies (genitive quietis) "rest, quiet" (see quiet (n.)). Related: Acquiesced; acquiescing.
  • verb agree with some reluctance
Example sentences :
  • George was pleased with the change, and acquiesced in all the plans which were made.
  • Extract from : « Life in London » by Edwin Hodder
  • Henry acquiesced in his father's wishes, but he did so reluctantly.
  • Extract from : « Changing Winds » by St. John G. Ervine
  • And of a truth, I acquiesced in all he said, seeing how shaken in body and mind he was.
  • Extract from : « The Book of Khalid » by Ameen Rihani
  • He acquiesced, and she got out and walked rapidly on toward the Blank House.
  • Extract from : « Victor's Triumph » by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • It seemed to make him happier when she acquiesced in his wishes.
  • Extract from : « The Vagrant Duke » by George Gibbs
  • “All right,” acquiesced Knowles, without pausing in his work.
  • Extract from : « Out of the Depths » by Robert Ames Bennet
  • So, with an amused smile, he acquiesced in the strange compact.
  • Extract from : « Jolly Sally Pendleton » by Laura Jean Libbey
  • And he had acquiesced, because of his masculine ignorance of the things which must really be done.
  • Extract from : « Glory of Youth » by Temple Bailey
  • All concerned had acquiesced in this irregular, unauthorized detention.
  • Extract from : « Oswald Langdon » by Carson Jay Lee
  • "Well, that's part of it," acquiesced Frank, and then they listened silently.
  • Extract from : « An American Suffragette » by Isaac N. Stevens

Antonyms for acquiesced

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