Definition for AS-SENT'

AS-SENT', v.i.

To admit as true; to agree, yield or concede, or rather to express an agreement of the mind to what is alledged, or proposed. The Jews also assented, saying that these things were so. – Acts. xxiv. It is sometimes used for consent, or an agreement to something affecting the rights or interest of the person assenting. But to assent to the marriage of a daughter, is less correct than to consent.

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