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 to the terms of the contract

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I noun acceptance, accord, accordance, acknowledgment, acquiescence, adsensio, adsensus, affirmance, affirmation, agreement, approbation, approval, authorization, compliance, concord, concordance, concurrence, confirmation, consent, consentaneity, consonance, endorsement, permission, ratification, recognition, sanction, submission, willing consent, willingness associated concepts: legal assent foreign phrases:
- Nemo videtur fraudare eos qui sciunt et consentiunt. — No one is considered as deceiving those who know and consent to his acts
- Non refert an quis assensum suum praefert verbis, aut rebus ipsis et factis. — It is immaterial whether a man gives assent by his words or by his acts and deeds.
II verb accede, accept, accord, acknowledge, acquiesce, adnuere, adsentari, agree, allow, approve, authorize, comply, concede, concur, confirm, conform to, consent, embrace an offer, endorse, express concurrence, favor, give consent, homologate, permit, ratify, recognize, sanction, subscribe to associated concepts: assent by acts, assent by gestures, assent by silence, express assent, implied assent, judicial assent, mutual assent foreign phrases:
- Qui non prohibet id quod prohibere potest assentire videtur. — He who does not forbid what he is able to prevent, is deemed to assent
- Qui tacet consentire videtur, ubi tractatur de ejus commodo. — He who is silent is deemed to consent.
III index abide, accede (concede), acceptance, accordance (understanding), acknowledgment (acceptance), acquiescence, admit (concede), affirmance (judicial sanction), agree (comply), agreement (concurrence), allow (endure), approval, bear (adduce), capitulation, certify (approve), charter (sanction), coincide (concur), compliance, concede, concession (compromise), concordance, confirm, confirmation, conformity (agreement), consent (noun), consent (verb), corroborate, defer (yield in judgment), deference, franchise (license), grant (concede), indorsement, leave (permission), let (permit), obey, pass (approve), permission, permit, ratification, sanction (permission), stipulate, subscribe (promise), subscription, suffer (permit), vouchsafe, yield (submit)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

To approve; to ratify; to agree.

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

An intentional approval of known facts that are offered by another for acceptance; agreement; consent.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

An intentional approval of known facts that are offered by another for acceptance; agreement; consent.

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