Definition of acquiesce:
- To concur upon conviction; as, to acquiesce in an opinion; to assent to; usually, to concur, not heartily but so far as to forbear opposition.
- To rest satisfied, or apparently satisfied, or to rest without opposition and discontent ( usually implying previous opposition or discontent); to accept or consent by silence or by omitting to object; - followed by in, formerly also by with and to.
- comply (part of speech: verb)
- agree (part of speech: verb)
- conform (part of speech: verb)
- consent (part of speech: verb)
- obey (part of speech: verb)
- "Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life", Ann S. Stephens.
Mr Huntingdon had come to acquiesce in his wife's absence as a sad necessity, and it did not now occur to him to connect his daughter's return with the possibility of its being directly or indirectly a link in the recovery of the mother from her mental disorder.- "Amos Huntingdon", T.P. Wilson.
But what may be best done I leave with entire confidence to yourself and your colleagues in legislation, who know better than I do the conditions of the literary fund and its wisest application; and I shall acquiesce with perfect resignation to their will.- "Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson", Thomas Jefferson.