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. . 1996.

I verb abide, accede, accept, acknowledge, admit, agree, agree to, allow, assent, be willing, bow to, comply, concede, concur, conform, consent, cooperate, defer to, give in, grant, obey, observe, ratify, receive, recognize, relent, resign oneself, sanction, submit, subscribe to, succumb, suffer, surrender, tolerate, yield II index abide, accede (concede), accept (admit as sufficient), accept (assent), admit (concede), agree (comply), allow (endure), assent, bear (tolerate), coincide (concur), concede, concur (agree), confirm, consent, defer (yield in judgment), grant (concede), obey, observe (obey), pass (approve), relent, sanction, submit (yield), succumb, suffer (permit), surrender (yield), tolerate, vouchsafe, yield (submit)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

To accept without protest; to give implied consent by silence.
acquiescence See also laches

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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