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ac·qui·esce

 (ăk′wē-ĕs′)
intr.v. ac·qui·esced, ac·qui·esc·ing, ac·qui·esc·es
To consent or comply passively or without protest: "The newest protocols require that the subjects of research ... acquiesce to the ultimate objectives" (Steve Olson)."Socrates acquiesced in his own execution" (William H. Gass). See Synonyms at assent.

[Latin acquiēscere : ad-, ad- + quiēscere, to rest; see kweiə- in Indo-European roots.]

acquiesce

(ˌækwɪˈɛs)
vb
(intr; often foll by in or to) to comply (with); assent (to) without protest
[C17: from Latin acquiēscere to remain at rest, agree without protest, from ad- at + quiēscere to rest, from quiēs quiet]
ˌacquiˈescence n
ˌacquiˈescent adj
ˌacquiˈescently adv
Usage: The use of to after acquiesce was formerly regarded as incorrect, but is now acceptable

ac•qui•esce

(ˌæk wiˈɛs)

v.i. -esced, -esc•ing.
to assent tacitly; submit or comply silently or without protest (usu. fol. by in or to).
[1610–20; < Latin acquiēscere to rest, find comfort in =ac- ac- + quiēscere to rest, sleep; see quiescent]
ac`qui•esc′ing•ly, adv.

acquiesce


Past participle: acquiesced
Gerund: acquiescing

Imperative
acquiesce
acquiesce
Present
I acquiesce
you acquiesce
he/she/it acquiesces
we acquiesce
you acquiesce
they acquiesce
Preterite
I acquiesced
you acquiesced
he/she/it acquiesced
we acquiesced
you acquiesced
they acquiesced
Present Continuous
I am acquiescing
you are acquiescing
he/she/it is acquiescing
we are acquiescing
you are acquiescing
they are acquiescing
Present Perfect
I have acquiesced
you have acquiesced
he/she/it has acquiesced
we have acquiesced
you have acquiesced
they have acquiesced
Past Continuous
I was acquiescing
you were acquiescing
he/she/it was acquiescing
we were acquiescing
you were acquiescing
they were acquiescing
Past Perfect
I had acquiesced
you had acquiesced
he/she/it had acquiesced
we had acquiesced
you had acquiesced
they had acquiesced
Future
I will acquiesce
you will acquiesce
he/she/it will acquiesce
we will acquiesce
you will acquiesce
they will acquiesce
Future Perfect
I will have acquiesced
you will have acquiesced
he/she/it will have acquiesced
we will have acquiesced
you will have acquiesced
they will have acquiesced
Future Continuous
I will be acquiescing
you will be acquiescing
he/she/it will be acquiescing
we will be acquiescing
you will be acquiescing
they will be acquiescing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been acquiescing
you have been acquiescing
he/she/it has been acquiescing
we have been acquiescing
you have been acquiescing
they have been acquiescing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been acquiescing
you will have been acquiescing
he/she/it will have been acquiescing
we will have been acquiescing
you will have been acquiescing
they will have been acquiescing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been acquiescing
you had been acquiescing
he/she/it had been acquiescing
we had been acquiescing
you had been acquiescing
they had been acquiescing
Conditional
I would acquiesce
you would acquiesce
he/she/it would acquiesce
we would acquiesce
you would acquiesce
they would acquiesce
Past Conditional
I would have acquiesced
you would have acquiesced
he/she/it would have acquiesced
we would have acquiesced
you would have acquiesced
they would have acquiesced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.acquiesce - to agree or express agreementacquiesce - to agree or express agreement; "The Maestro assented to the request for an encore"
agree - consent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something; "She agreed to all my conditions"; "He agreed to leave her alone"
connive - encourage or assent to illegally or criminally

acquiesce

acquiesce

verb
To respond affirmatively; receive with agreement or compliance:
Translations
يَقْبَل ، يُذْعِن لِ
souhlasitsvolit
føje sigindvillige
fallast á, láta undan
paklusnussutikimassutinkantis
piekrist
razı olmak

acquiesce

[ˌækwɪˈes] VI (= agree) → consentir (in en) → conformarse (in con) (unwillingly) → someterse, doblegarse

acquiesce

[ˌækwiˈɛs] vi (= agree) → acquiescer
to acquiesce in sth [+ decision, idea] → acquiescer à qch
to acquiesce to sth [+ demand, arrangement, request] → consentir à qch

acquiesce

vieinwilligen (→ in in +acc); (submissively) → sich fügen (→ in +dat)

acquiesce

[ˌækwɪˈɛs] vi (frm) (agree) to acquiesce (to)acconsentire (a)

acquiesce

(ӕkwiˈes) verb
to agree. After a lot of persuasion, he finally acquiesced.
acquiˈescence noun
acquiˈescent adjective
References in classic literature ?
acquiesced Laurie, with an expression of humility quite new to him, as he dropped his eyes and absently wound Jo's apron tassel round his finger.
Well, that ought to be reason enough," he acquiesced.
Meanwhile, whatever were his own secret thoughts, Starbuck said nothing, but quietly he issued all requisite orders; while Stubb and Flask --who in some small degree seemed then to be sharing his feelings --likewise unmurmuringly acquiesced.
She was an indulgent parent, however, and really had little objection to Emma Jane amusing herself in this unusual way; it was only for Rebecca, as the niece of the difficult Miranda Sawyer, that she raised scruples; but when fully persuaded that the enterprise was a charitable one, she acquiesced.
She could not bear to see him suffering, to know him fancying himself neglected; and though her understanding almost acquiesced in the assurance of both the Mr.
He acquiesced in all her decisions, caught all her enthusiasm; and long before his visit concluded, they conversed with the familiarity of a long-established acquaintance.
Having once explained to them that I could not now be explicit about my plans, they kindly and wisely acquiesced in the silence with which I pursued them, according to me the privilege of free action I should under similar circumstances have accorded them.
I've been so far forbearing with you, sir,' he said quietly; 'not that I was ignorant of your miserable, degraded character, but I felt you were only partly responsible for that; and Catherine wishing to keep up your acquaintance, I acquiesced - foolishly.
It was silently acquiesced in, and they passed her over the seats in the hall to a raised place, where he, by leaning over the dock, could fold her in his arms.
I listened attentively to the good old fellow, and acquiesced, with all my heart, in what he said.
The Prince acquiesced, however, although his disposition was precisely of that kind which is apt to be obstinate upon trifles, and, assuming his throne, and being surrounded by his followers, gave signal to the heralds to proclaim the laws of the tournament, which were briefly as follows:
In an establishment like this, where restraint upon the liberty of the students is reduced to a minimum, it is necessary that the small degree of subordination which is absolutely indispensable be acquiesced in by all without complaint or delay.