Synonyms of assent in English:


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1‘a loud murmur of assent’


agreement, acceptance, approval, approbation, consent, acquiescence, compliance, concurrence

blessing, imprimatur, seal of approval, stamp of approval, rubber stamp

sanction, endorsement, ratification, authorization, mandate, licence, validation

confirmation, support, backing

permission, leave

informal the go-ahead, the green light, the OK, the thumbs up, the nod, say-so


dissent, refusal


1‘the Prime Minister assented to the change’


agree to, accept, approve, consent to, acquiesce in, concur in, accede to, give one's blessing to, bless, give one's seal of approval to, give one's stamp of approval to, rubber-stamp, say yes to

ratify, sanction, endorse, authorize, mandate, license, warrant, validate, pass

confirm, support, back

give one's leave, give one's permission

informal give the go-ahead to, give the green light to, give the OK to, OK, give the thumbs up to, give the nod, say the word, buy


dissent from, refuse