- Word Combinations (verb)
|part of speech:
||acquiesces, acquiescing, acquiesced
||to agree silently or without protest; comply; consent.
He was dead set against the plan at first, but eventually he acquiesced.The child's parents acquiesced to the kidnapper's demands.Finally, the king acquiesced to do as the nobles wished.
- accede, assent, bow to, capitulate, comply, concede, submit
- demur, protest, rebel, refuse
- similar words:
- agree, come around, concur, consent, resign oneself, subscribe, yield
||acknowledge, bend, bow, budge, defer, nod, submit, surrender
||acquiescent (adj.), acquiescence (n.)