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Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: assenter, from Latin assentire, from ad- 'to' + sentire 'to feel'

assent

2 verb
     
assent2 [intransitive] formal
to agree to a suggestion, idea etc after considering it carefully
assent to
They assented to his request to work from home.

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