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Old French assent ‎(noun) and assentir ‎(verb).

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

  1. To agree, to give approval.
    • Macaulay
      The princess assented to all that was suggested.
  2. To admit a thing as true.
    • Bible, Acts xxiv. 9
      And the Jews also assented, saying that these things were so.
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assent ‎(plural assents)

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