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Definitions of assent

  1. to agree or express agreement; "Yes, the Maestro assented." Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. agreement with a statement or proposal to do something; "he gave his assent eagerly"; "a murmur of acquiescence from the assembly" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. to agree or express agreement; "The Maestro assented to the request for an encore" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4. To admit a thing as true; to express one's agreement, acquiescence, concurrence, or concession. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The act of assenting; the act of the mind in admitting or agreeing to anything; concurrence with approval; consent; agreement; acquiescence. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To admit something as true; to agree to consent. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. The act of agreeing to; consent; acquiescence; approval; concurrence. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. To think with; agree. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. An agreeing or acquiescence: compliance. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. ASSENTINGLY. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. The act of agreeing or admitting; acquiescense. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. To agree to or admit. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. To express agreement; concur; acquiesce. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. Concurrence; agreement; consent; sanction. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. To admit as true; to yield; to agree. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  16. Act of admitting or agreeing to; consent. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  17. Compliance; approval of something done; a declaration of willingness to do something in compliance with a request. Norton v. Davis, 83 Tex. 32, 18 S. W. 430; Appeal of Pittsburgh, 115 Pa. 4, 7 Atl. 778; Canal Co. v. Railroad Co., 4 Gill & J. (Md.) 1, 30; Baker v. Johnson County, 37 Iowa, 189; Fuller v. Kemp (Com. PI.) 16 N. Y. Supp. 160. thelawdictionary.org
  18. Contracts. An agreement to something that has been done before. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  19. It is either express, where it is openly declared; or implied, where it is presumed by law. For instance, when a conveyance is made to a man, his assent to it is presumed, for the following reasons; cause there is a strong intendment of law, that it is for a person's benefit to take, and no man can be supposed to be unwilling to do that which is for his advantage. 2. Because it would seem incongruous and absurd, that when a conveyance is completely executed on the part of the grantor, the estate should continue in him. 3. Because it is contrary to the policy of law to permit the freehold to remain in suspense and uncertainty. 2 Ventr. 201; 3 Mod. 296A 3 Lev. 284; Show. P. C. 150; 3 Barn. & Alders. 31; 1 Binn. R. 502; 2 Hayw. 234; 12 Mass IR. 461 4 Day, 395; 5 S. & R. 523 20 John. R. 184; 14 S. & R. 296 15 Wend. R. 656; 4 Halst. R. 161; 6 Verm. R. 411. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  20. When a devise draws after it no charge or risk of loss, and is, therefore, a mere bounty, the assent of the devisee to, take it will be presumed. 17 Mass. 73, 4. A dissent properly expressed would prevent the title from passing from the grantor unto the grantee. 1 2 Mass. R. 46 1. See 3 Munf. R. 345; 4 Munf. R. 332, pl. 9 5 Serg. & Rawle, 523; 8 Watts, R. 9, 11 20 Johns. R. 184. The rule requiring an express dissent, does not apply, however, when the grantee is bound to pay a consideration for the thing granted. 1 Wash. C. C. Rep. 70. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  21. When an offer to do a thing has been made, it is not binding on the party making it, until the assent of the other paity has been given and such assent must be to the same subject-matter, in the same sense. 1 Summ. 218. When such assent is given, before the offer is withdrawn, the contract is complete. 6 Wend. 103. See 5 Wend. 523; 5 Greenl. R. 419; 3 Mass. 1; 8 S. R. 243; 12 John. 190; 19 John. 205; 4 Call, R. 379 1 Fairf. 185; and Offer. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  22. In general, when an assignment is made to one for the benefit of creditors the assent of the assignees will be presumed. 1 Binn. 502, 518; 6 W. & S. 339; 8 Leigh, R. 272, 281. But see 24 Wend. 280. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  23. as-sent', v.i. to think or concur with, to admit as true (with to).--n. an agreeing or acquiescence: compliance.--adj. ASSENT[=A]'NEOUS, ready to agree.--ns. ASSENT'ER, ASSENT'OR, one of the eight voters who indorse the proposer and seconder's nomination of a candidate for election to the parliament of the United Kingdom.--adjs. ASSEN'TIENT, ASSENT'IVE.--adv. ASSENT'INGLY.--n. ASSENT'IVENESS.--ROYAL ASSENT, in England, the sovereign's formal acquiescence in a measure which has passed the two Houses of Parliament. [O. Fr. asenter, assent--L. assent[=a]re, assent[=i]re, L. ad, to, sent[=i]re, to think.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  24. Agree (to proposal), defer (to a desire); express agreement (to statement, opinion, or abs.). Hence assentor n. [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  25. (Official) concurrence, sanction, as royal a. (of sovereign to bill passed by Parliament); mental acceptance. [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  26. n. The act of assenting, admitting, or agreeing to anything. Cabinet Dictionary
  27. The act of agreeing to any thing; consent, agreement. Complete Dictionary

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