See also: -assent

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  • IPA(key): /əˈsɛnt/
  • Rhymes: -ɛnt
  • Homophone: ascent

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English assent (noun) and assenten (verb), from Old French assent (noun) and assentir (verb).

VerbEdit

assent (third-person singular simple present assents, present participle assenting, simple past and past participle assented)

  1. (intransitive) To agree to a proposal.

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NounEdit

assent (countable and uncountable, plural assents)

  1. agreement; act of agreeing
    I will give this act my assent.

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assent

  1. third-person plural present active subjunctive of assō