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assent

as·sent

assent

 
pronunciation:
sent
parts of speech:
verb, noun
features:
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part of speech: verb
inflections: assented, assenting, assents
definition: to agree (usually followed by "to").
Her boss assented to her request for a day off.
synonyms:
agree, approve, concur, consent
antonyms:
dissent, protest
similar words:
accept, accord
 
part of speech: noun
definition: agreement, approval, or consent.
The class finally reached assent about a gift for their teacher.
synonyms:
agreement, approval, consent
antonyms:
dissent
similar words:
acceptance, accord, acknowledgment, blessing, sanction
derivations: assentive (adj.), assentingly (adv.)
Homophone Note
Are you looking for the word ascent (a climb)? Assent and ascent sound alike but have different meanings.
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