English version

assent

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishassentas‧sent1 /əˈsent/ noun [uncountable] formal 🔊 🔊 AGREEapproval or agreement from someone who has authority 🔊 a nod of assentassent of 🔊 the assent of the Board of Governorsassent to 🔊 Parliament gave its assent to war.
Examples from the Corpus
assentHe apparently took my blank-eyed look as an assent.The monarch gave formal assent to any legislative measure approved by the two houses.She nodded her assent and came down from the tree.The court gave its assent.There was a knock on the door, and when he grunted muffled assent it opened and some one came in.On 16 January 1707 the Treaty of Union received its royal assent.Royal assent was given to the Bill in August.The raising of taxes or the dispensing of laws without the assent of Parliament was declared to be illegal.By convention, this assent is always forthcoming.gave ... assentThe monarch gave formal assent to any legislative measure approved by the two houses.The President retired for 20 minutes, and then gave his assent to the strike.
assentassent2 verb [intransitive] formal 🔊 🔊 AGREEto agree to a suggestion, idea etc after considering it carefullyassent to 🔊 They assented to his request to work from home.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
assentMr. Waldegrave I know that the hon. Gentleman agrees with me, because I can see him assenting.You come here and you assent.There are a very few reservations such as assenting to an alteration of the succession to the throne.In Britain, most people with an informed opinion would assent to it enthusiastically.That celebrated sage, the man on the Clapham omnibus, would no doubt readily assent to it.The Commander assented to this as the only feasible solution, and the order was sent accordingly by medium-wave transmitter.I can assent to this, but not that.The gods assented, well pleased with the two.
From Longman Business Dictionaryassentas‧sent /əˈsent/ nounLAW1[uncountable] formal agreement by someoneAny such decision would require the assent of two thirds of shareholders.2[countable] a document that legally makes someone the new owner of a dead person’s property
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.
Verb table
assent
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyassent
he, she, itassents
> View More
Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyassented
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave assented
he, she, ithas assented
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad assented
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill assent
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have assented
> View Less
Continuous Form
Present
Iam assenting
he, she, itis assenting
> View More
you, we, theyare assenting
Past
I, he, she, itwas assenting
you, we, theywere assenting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been assenting
he, she, ithas been assenting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been assenting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be assenting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been assenting
> View Less