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 Dictionary entry overview: What does acquiesce mean? 

  The verb ACQUIESCE has 1 sense:

1. to agree or express agreement

  Familiarity information: ACQUIESCE used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1acquiesce [BACK TO TOP]


To agree or express agreement

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing


acquiesce; assent; accede

Context example:

The Maestro assented to the request for an encore

Hypernyms (to "acquiesce" is one way to...):

agree (consent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "acquiesce"):

connive (encourage or assent to illegally or criminally)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP

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