Definition of acquiesce verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

acquiesce

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˌækwiˈɛs//
 
[intransitive]acquiesce (in something)(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they acquiesce
 
he / she / it acquiesces
 
past simple acquiesced
 
-ing form acquiescing
 
 
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to accept something without arguing, even if you do not really agree with it Senior government figures must have acquiesced in the cover-up. She explained her plan and reluctantly he acquiesced.
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