Assent in a sentence as a noun

The business indicated assent by not requiring him to sign the contract to receive his storage unit.

The point is that terms of use statement on a website does not constitute a contract because there is no meeting of the minds and no assent from both sides.

They'd have to verify that the legitimate copyright owner had provided assent, and not an imposter.

I've been nodding in assent with nearly all their newer initiatives -- FirefoxOS, Persona, Rust, etc.

The real issue is failing to provide an opportunity for users to assent to the installation of this software on their device.

Assent in a sentence as a verb

Court also found that absent specific evidence of assent, allegation that defendant breached site's "terms of service" failed to state a claim.

Upon receipt of the assent to forfeiture duly executed, the articles shall be destroyed if not needed for official use and the case closed.

You may make the argument that my continued use of their service implies assent to any subsequent modifications to their terms of service, but that's an issue that would need to be litigated.

English needs a new one, one that means "a word spelled correctly enough to pass spell checkers, but incorrect semantically".The author of the article mentions the "assent of Islamic fundamentalism".

This limited usage doesn't give my assent to the software's license, or make me responsible its being present in the computer, or make me the possessor of a copy of it, so I don't see an ethical obligation to refrain from this.

Assent definitions


agreement with a statement or proposal to do something; "he gave his assent eagerly"; "a murmur of acquiescence from the assembly"

See also: acquiescence


to agree or express agreement; "The Maestro assented to the request for an encore"

See also: accede acquiesce