acml>qui|esc´ing|ly

ac|qui|esce «AK wee EHS», intransitive verb, -esced, -esc|ing.
to give consent; accept by keeping silent or by not making objections; agree or submit quietly: »

We acquiesced in their plan because we could not suggest a better one.

SYNONYM(S): accede, assent, concur.
[< French acquiescer, learned borrowing from Latin acquiēscere < ad- to + quiēs rest, quiet]
acml>qui|esc´ing|ly, adverb.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • ac|qui|esce — «AK wee EHS», intransitive verb, esced, esc|ing. to give consent; accept by keeping silent or by not making objections; agree or submit quietly: »We acquiesced in their plan because we could not suggest a better one. SYNONYM(S): accede, assent,… …   Useful english dictionary

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