express assent


express assent
That which is openly declared.

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • assent — as·sent 1 /ə sent/ vi: to agree to something esp. freely and with understanding: give one s assent assent 2 n: agreement to a matter under consideration esp. based on freedom of choice and a reasonable knowledge of the matter their mutual assent… …   Law dictionary

  • assent — ► NOUN ▪ the expression of approval or agreement. ► VERB (usu. assent to) ▪ express assent. DERIVATIVES assenter (also assentor) noun. ORIGIN from Latin assentire, from sentire feel, think …   English terms dictionary

  • assent to — express assent. → assent …   English new terms dictionary

  • assent — Compliance; approval of something done; a declaration of willingness to do something in compliance with a request; acquiescence; agreement. To approve, ratify and confirm. It implies a conscious approval of facts actually known, as distinguished… …   Black's law dictionary

  • assent — [ə sɛnt] noun the expression of approval or agreement. ↘official sanction. verb (usu. assent to) express assent. Derivatives assenter (also assentor) noun Origin ME: from OFr. as(s)enter (v.), as(s)ente (n.), based on L. assentire, from ad… …   English new terms dictionary

  • assent — vb Assent, consent, accede, acquiesce, agree, subscribe and their corresponding nouns express in common the idea of concurrence with what someone else has stated or proposed. Assent implies primarily an act of the understanding and applies to… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Assent — As*sent , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Assented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Assenting}.] [F. assentir, L. assentire, assentiri; ad + sentire to feel, think. See {Sense}.] To admit a thing as true; to express one s agreement, acquiescence, concurrence, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • assent — [ə sent′] vi. [ME assenten < OFr assenter < L assentari < assentire < ad , to + sentire, to feel: see SEND1] to express acceptance of an opinion, proposal, etc.; agree (to); concur n. consent or agreement; concurrence SYN. CONSENT… …   English World dictionary

  • express concurrence — index assent, grant (concede) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • assent — v. & n. v.intr. (usu. foll. by to) 1 express agreement (assented to my view). 2 consent (assented to my request). n. 1 mental or inward acceptance or agreement (a nod of assent). 2 consent or sanction, esp. official. Phrases and idioms: royal… …   Useful english dictionary


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