Acquiesce

Definition of Acquiesce

Ac`qui`esce´
v. i.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.
[imp. & p. p. Acquiesced ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Acquiescing ( )]
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.

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