- The reluctant acceptance of something without protest: in silent acquiescence, she rose to her feetMore example sentences
accept, consent to, agree to, allow, concede, assent to, concur with, give the nod to; comply with, cooperate with, give in to, bow to, yield to, submit to• informal go along withconsent, agreement, acceptance, concurrence, assent, leave; compliance, concession, cooperation, buy-in; submission
- What is much more alarming is the apparent acquiescence - even complicity - of the nation in its own enslavement.
- Nothing less than complete acquiescence is acceptable within this church of political correctness.
- In cases of this type, the customer's failure to object to the respective entry is considered acquiescence in the charge so made.