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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 ?
Her only justification lay in the fact that she had been able to discern no method of rescuing him from a blacker ruin than had overwhelmed herself except by acquiescing in Roger Chillingworth's scheme of disguise.
He acquiescing, we followed at a distance: never losing sight of her, but never caring to come very near, as she frequently looked about.
They smoke, they chat, and at last one of their number makes a proposition to the rest, who joyfully acquiescing, he darts out of the house, leaps from the pi-pi, and disappears in the grove.
Tantalised, enraged by the clumsy insensitiveness of the conductor, who put the stress on the wrong places, and annoyed by the vast flock of the audience tamely praising and acquiescing without knowing or caring, so she was not tantalized and enraged, only here, with eyes half-shut and lips pursed together, the atmosphere of forced solemnity increased her anger.
All politicians who follow this trade have bilious faces; and their constant habit of giving affirmative nods acquiescing in what is said to them, or seeming to do so, gives a certain peculiar turn to their heads.
Thus James says: "Everyone knows the difference between imagining a thing and believing in its existence, between supposing a proposition and acquiescing in its truth.
Helena acquiescing, he betook himself (with a most unsuccessful assumption of lounging indifference) across the quadrangle to P.
After four years of acquiescing in these deeply damaging policies it's too late for Greg Stone and the Lib Dems to pose as the region's champions.
Even in this situation, however, there are suppliers that have gained business at GM without completely acquiescing to its demands.
Ansel may have reconsidered her acquiescing if she knew that the allosaurus victim was murdered and that Police Chief Flynn has been killed too.
She may overstate the argument for noble agency behind these legal changes; it was primarily the Senate, courts and other government bodies who acted to expand noblewomen's property rights, while the nobility itself seems mainly to have reacted by either evading or acquiescing to laws depending on their interests.