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Definition of Acquiesce
AcquiesceAcquiesce Ac`qui*esce", v. i. [imp. & p. p. Acquiesced; p.
pr. & vb. n. Acquiescing] [L. acquiescere; ad + quiescere
to be quiet, fr. quies rest: cf. F. acquiescer. See Quiet.]
1. To rest satisfied, or apparently satisfied, or to rest
without opposition and discontent (usually implying
previous opposition or discontent); to accept or consent
by silence or by omitting to object; -- followed by in,
formerly also by with and to.
They were compelled to acquiesce in a government
which they did not regard as just. --De Quincey.
2. To concur upon conviction; as, to acquiesce in an opinion;
to assent to; usually, to concur, not heartily but so far
as to forbear opposition.
Syn: To submit; comply; yield; assent; agree; consent;
accede; concur; conform; accept tacitly.
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