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noun. ['əˈsɛnt'] agreement with a statement or proposal to do something.
Rhymes with Assent
Quotes about assent
1. The Bible is not my book nor Christianity my profession. I could never give assent to the long, complicated statements of Christian dogma.
- Abraham Lincoln, Speeches and Writings, 1832-1858
2. There was a time when our desire for each other would have landed us in an asylum or prison, had it not been sanctioned by mutual assent. True or false.
- Lawrence Krauser, Lemon
3. not to find out new principles, or new arguments, never before thought of . . . but to place before mankind the common sense of the subject, in terms so plain and firm as to command their assent, and to justify ourselves in the independent stand we are compelled to take.
- Thomas Jefferson, The Declaration of Independence
verb. ['əˈsɛnt'] to agree or express agreement.