Assentive



to agree or concur; subscribe to (often followed by to):
to assent to a statement.
to give in; yield; concede:
Assenting to his demands, I did as I was told.
agreement, as to a proposal; concurrence.
acquiescence; compliance.
noun
agreement, as to a statement, proposal, etc; acceptance
hesitant agreement; compliance
sanction
verb
(intransitive) usually foll by to. to agree or express agreement
v.

c.1300, from Old French assentir “agree; get used to” (12c.), from Latin assentare “to agree with,” frequentative of assentire, from ad- “to” (see ad-) + sentire “to feel, think” (see sense (n.)). Related: Assented; assenting.
n.

early 14c., “consent, approval,” from Old French assent, a back-formation from assentir (see assent (v.)).

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