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  • nounagreement
  • verbagree

synonyms for assent

  • acknowledgment
  • acquiescence
  • concurrence
  • consent
  • acceptance
  • accession
  • accord
  • admission
  • affirmation
  • approval
  • authorization
  • compliance
  • nod
  • permission
  • sanction
See also synonyms for: assenter / assenting / assentive
  • accede
  • subscribe
  • accept
  • accord
  • acquiesce
  • adopt
  • allow
  • approve
  • buy
  • comply
  • concur
  • conform
  • consent
  • defer
  • ditto
  • embrace
  • espouse
  • grant
  • okay
  • permit
  • recognize
  • sanction
  • cave in
  • cut a deal
  • give five
  • give in
  • go along with
  • knuckle under
  • pass on
  • say uncle
  • shake on

antonyms for assent

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  • disagreement
  • denial
  • disapproval
  • dissension
  • dissent
  • opposition
  • refusal
  • repudiation
  • veto
  • rejection
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How to use assent in a sentence

The measure will take effect next month after it received royal assent.
FRENCH LAWMAKERS PASS BILL TO BAN CONVERSION THERAPYMICHAEL K. LAVERSDECEMBER 15, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Lametti in his own tweet noted the bill will become law once it receives royal assent.
CANADIAN SENATE APPROVES BILL TO BAN CONVERSION THERAPYMICHAEL K. LAVERSDECEMBER 7, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
That assent can help reduce a child’s stress and fear at the doctor.
HOW TO TALK WITH YOUR KIDS ABOUT THE COVID VACCINEJEAN LEVASSEURNOVEMBER 12, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The stout brigadier grunted an assent and rolled monumentally down the Avenue.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The nod of assent was given, and the permission put in force with hearty good will.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Danton insisted that they must overlook the massacres, and give at least an implied assent to their necessity.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Many, therefore, who did not assent to all that the King had said, joined in a loud hum of approbation when he concluded.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
The doctor made a sound of sorrowful assent, as if much struck; then said, "you don't mean he has never been there since?"
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
His Majesty had indeed hoped that it might be in his power to restore his cousin, but not without the assent of the nation.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Mrs. Nelson smiled assent and the young fellow indicated a buckboard drawn up to the station.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
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WORDS RELATED TO ASSENT

  • accepting
  • acknowledgment
  • acquiescence
  • acquiring
  • admission
  • agreement
  • approval
  • assent
  • compliance
  • consent
  • cooperation
  • gaining
  • getting
  • go ahead
  • green light
  • nod
  • obtaining
  • okay
  • permission
  • receipt
  • receiving
  • reception
  • recognition
  • securing
  • taking on
  • undertaking
  • yes
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.