Synonyms for assent

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : uh-sent
Phonetic Transcription : əˈsɛnt

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Définition of assent

Origin :
  • c.1300, from Old French assentir "agree; get used to" (12c.), from Latin assentare "to agree with," frequentative of assentire, from ad- "to" (see ad-) + sentire "to feel, think" (see sense (n.)). Related: Assented; assenting.
  • noun agreement
  • verb agree
Example sentences :
  • And then, as the other nodded in assent, she spoke with a compelling kindliness.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • The foreman only glanced at him in silence, and the young man took this for assent.
  • Extract from : « The Gentleman From Indiana » by Booth Tarkington
  • And the women would slowly nod their heads in token of assent.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
  • I gave a sort of assent--attended with nausea--and turned to my saddle, but he clung.
  • Extract from : « The Cavalier » by George Washington Cable
  • And the wife, looking at him with wet eyes, nodded an assent.
  • Extract from : « Southern Lights and Shadows » by Various
  • She moved her head slowly, a sign of assent, also of dismissal.
  • Extract from : « The Avenger » by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • I could not but assent to all these truisms—for I felt conscience-stricken.
  • Extract from : « Graham's Magazine Vol XXXII. No. 3. March 1848 » by Various
  • She was not sure which he meant, whether his assent was to her hope or to the fact of his happiness.
  • Extract from : « A Spirit in Prison » by Robert Hichens
  • Again Oswald made his signs, and again the captain gave his assent.
  • Extract from : « The Pirate and The Three Cutters » by Frederick Marryat
  • I agree with you, he replied, and am ready to give my assent to the law.
  • Extract from : « The Republic » by Plato

Antonyms for assent

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