acquiesces, acquiescing, acquiesced
If you acquiesce in something, you agree to do what someone wants or to accept what they do. [FORMAL]

[V in/to n] Steve seemed to acquiesce in the decision...

[V in/to n] He has gradually acquiesced to the demands of the opposition...

When her mother suggested that she should not go far from the hotel, Alice willingly acquiesced.

give in, submit

English dictionary. 2008.


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  • acquiesce — ac·qui·esce /ˌa kwē es/ vi esced, esc·ing: to accept, comply, or submit tacitly or passively often used with in and sometimes with to ac·qui·es·cence /ˌa kwē es əns/ n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

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