Definition of acquiescence :
1. A silent or passive assent or submission, or a submission with apparent content; - distinguished from avowed consent on the one hand, and on the other, from opposition or open discontent; quiet satisfaction.
2. Submission to an injury by the party injured.
3. Tacit concurrence in the action of another.
compliance (part of speech: noun)
homage, willingness, resignation, obedience, submission, deference, adherence, obeisance, fealty, affirmation, observance, conformance, fulfillment, compliance, servility, submissiveness, surrender, conformity, respect, meekness, genuflection
conformity (part of speech: noun)
agreement (part of speech: noun)
accordance, agreement, empathy, capitulation, bond, concord, accession, concurrence, consensus, promise, understanding, consent, assent, pledge, contract, compact, treaty, arrangement, covenant, pact, settlement, stipulation, unanimity, deal, acceptance, concordance, accord
consent (part of speech: noun)
servility (part of speech: noun)
obedience (part of speech: noun)
- He glanced at Balcome, and the elder man nodded in acquiescence. - "Apron-Strings", Eleanor Gates.
- And Hugh's liberty, perhaps his life, might be the price of their acquiescence. - "Snow-Blind", Katharine Newlin Burt.
- The result was an acquiescence on the part of Rose, whose consent was yielded more to the influence of one particular consideration than to all the rest united. - "Jack Tier or The Florida Reef", James Fenimore Cooper.