acquiesce (Meaning)

Wordnet

acquiesce (v)

to agree or express agreement

Webster

acquiesce (v. i.)

To rest satisfied, or apparently satisfied, or to rest without opposition and discontent (usually implying previous opposition or discontent); to accept or consent by silence or by omitting to object; -- followed by in, formerly also by with and to.

To concur upon conviction; as, to acquiesce in an opinion; to assent to; usually, to concur, not heartily but so far as to forbear opposition.

acquiesce Sentence Examples

  1. Faced with overwhelming pressure, she had no choice but to acquiesce to the demands of the group.
  2. After a lengthy negotiation, the parties were finally able to reach an agreement, and both sides decided to acquiesce.
  3. Despite his reservations, he chose to acquiesce to the team's decision for the sake of unity.
  4. The board of directors reluctantly decided to acquiesce to the shareholders' request for more transparency.
  5. The teacher encouraged students to voice their opinions but expected them to ultimately acquiesce to the classroom rules.
  6. In a compromise, both political parties had to acquiesce to certain policy changes to move the legislation forward.
  7. The manager decided to acquiesce to the employees' request for flexible work hours to improve morale.
  8. It was clear that she did not agree with the decision, but she chose to acquiesce rather than create conflict.
  9. The authoritarian regime expected citizens to acquiesce to its policies without questioning or dissent.
  10. Despite initial opposition, he eventually chose to acquiesce and go along with the majority opinion.

FAQs About the word acquiesce

to agree or express agreementTo rest satisfied, or apparently satisfied, or to rest without opposition and discontent (usually implying previous opposition or d

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reject, reject, refuse, refuse, dissent,dissent, rebuff, scorn,deny, spurn

Faced with overwhelming pressure, she had no choice but to acquiesce to the demands of the group.

After a lengthy negotiation, the parties were finally able to reach an agreement, and both sides decided to acquiesce.

Despite his reservations, he chose to acquiesce to the team's decision for the sake of unity.

The board of directors reluctantly decided to acquiesce to the shareholders' request for more transparency.