1. acquiesce

verb. ['ˌækwiːˈɛs'] to agree or express agreement.


  • agree
  • connive
  • assent


  • precede
  • leave office
  • differ
  • disagree


  • acquiescer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Rhymes with Acquiesce

  • transgress
  • nevertheless
  • stds
  • nonetheless
  • l'express
  • dispossess
  • convalesce
  • tcas
  • simplesse
  • repossess
  • reinvests
  • progress
  • kjos
  • hces
  • express'
  • express
  • distress
  • compress
  • cmos
  • adss
  • abts
  • uys
  • uss
  • undress
  • suppress
  • suggests
  • success
  • requests
  • repress
  • regress

How do you pronounce acquiesce?

Pronounce acquiesce as ˌækwiˈɛs.

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Sentences with acquiesce

1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Wanting happiness for their children, parents acquiesce out of guilt.

2. Verb, base form
But don't acquiesce just because you think it'll make the problem go away.

Quotes about acquiesce

1. A plongeur is a slave, and a wasted slave, doing stupid and largely unnecessary work. He is kept at work, ultimately, because of a vague feeling that he would be dangerous if he had leisure. And educated people, who should be on his side, acquiesce in the process, because they know nothing about him and consequently are afraid of him.
- George Orwell, Down and Out in Paris and London