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Synonyms for assent

Synonyms for assent

to respond affirmatively; receive with agreement or compliance

the act or process of accepting

Synonyms for assent

agreement with a statement or proposal to do something

to agree or express agreement

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He has obstructed the Administration of Justice, by refusing his Assent to Laws for establishing Judiciary Powers.
He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitution, and unacknowledged by our laws; giving his Assent to their Acts of pretended legislation:
It has happened again and again that I have expressed a decided wish, and you have seemed to assent, yet after that you have secretly disobeyed my wish.
You have spoken of my `secret meddling,' and my `interfering ignorance,' and my `false assent.
23) But as soon as p is unseen, "the intellect assents not because it is sufficiently moved by its proper object, but by a choice [electionem] inclining toward [one proposition] more than [to its contrary].
And this specifies faith, the way any cognoscitive habit has its species from the reason [ratione] by which it assents to anything.
He added, "The way is that any bill approved by the assembly shall not become a law unless the president assents to it and signs it into law.
Parliament and the parliaments of the other realms also gave parallel assents to the King.
Arthur's approach to the notion of assent, this is equivalent to the two perspectives that are implicit in the early Stoics' treatment of the concept: 1) that which depends on the quality of the impression being assented to, and 2) that related to the psychology of the agent who assents (20).
12) As Willey points out, "the distinction between 'notional' and 'real' assents, which is elaborated at the outset [of Newman's book], corresponds to Keats's distinction between 'axioms of philosophy' before and after they have been 'proved upon the pulses'" (94).
One of my favorite examples is from the English Catholic theologian, Nicholas Lash, who pointed out that most everyone simply assents to the fact that Great Britain is an island, even though they've never empirically verified that.
2) in the case of conduct or statements of a person, the person intends to engage in the conduct or make the statement and knows or has reason to know that the other party may infer from the conduct or statement that the person assents to the record or term; or
If the trial judge assents to the request, the agency - sole provider of imported, state water to the Santa Clarita Valley - will file a ``neutral statement with regards to the state water project and related matters,'' agency secretary Linda Fleming said.
Peter assents to "Hellman [the pianist] lives in Minneapolis".
The Bombay Provincial Municipal Corporations ( Gujarat Amendment Bill ' 10): Assent given after 9 months.