Definition Of assented


express approval or agreement, typically officially.

Roosevelt assented to the agreement

Example Of assented

  • By convention, the monarch will not refuse her assent to a Bill passed by Parliament and she will act on the advice of her ministers.

  • Certainly he appears to be fulfilling all the legal functions of the role adequately, such as assenting to laws and setting session times for Parliament.

  • I assented to them all: not one of them created the slightest intellectual difficulty, save the major premise of God's existence.

  • The formality of being made to click assent is significant, even if one is assenting to standard form contracts.

  • The others nodded in mute agreement, assenting to the terms set down by the car's owner.

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