assent[ uh-sent ]SEE DEFINITION OF assent
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ASSENT
And then, as the other nodded in assent, she spoke with a compelling kindliness.
The foreman only glanced at him in silence, and the young man took this for assent.
And the women would slowly nod their heads in token of assent.
I gave a sort of assent--attended with nausea--and turned to my saddle, but he clung.
And the wife, looking at him with wet eyes, nodded an assent.
She moved her head slowly, a sign of assent, also of dismissal.
I could not but assent to all these truisms—for I felt conscience-stricken.
She was not sure which he meant, whether his assent was to her hope or to the fact of his happiness.
Again Oswald made his signs, and again the captain gave his assent.
I agree with you, he replied, and am ready to give my assent to the law.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR ASSENT
- go ahead
- green light
- stamp of approval