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Definition of Acquiesce

Acquiesce

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

Acquiesce Quotations

The strongest and most effective force in guaranteeing the long-term maintenance of power is not violence in all the forms deployed by the dominant to control the dominated, but consent in all the forms in which the dominated acquiesce in their own domination.
Robert Frost

If you acquiesce to one interview, there's always another waiting in the wings. Also if you're interviewed repeatedly, you just start repeating yourself. I don't like to do that.
Robert Smith

Acceptance does not mean that you placidly acquiesce to the myriad injustices that are all around you. In fact, that you are incensed about these injustices is the very reason you need to try your level best to 'right' these 'wrongs.'
Srikumar Rao

Men acquiesce in a thousand things, once righteously and boldly done, to which, if proposed to them in advance, they might find endless objections.
Robert Dale Owen

Most films made about the future acquiesce toward death, and I don't want to be told how to define my future.
Val Kilmer
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Acquiesce Translations

acquiesce in German is hinnehmen, einwilligen, dulden
acquiesce in Italian is acconsentire, sopportare
acquiesce in Spanish is aguantar
acquiesce in Swedish is samtycka