IV. WORDS RELATING TO THE INTELLECTUAL FACULTIES; FORMATION OF IDEAS

V. RESULTS OF REASONING

Assent.

[Antonyms: dissent.]

[Nouns] assent, assentment; acquiescence, admission; nod; accord, concord, concordance; agreement [more]; affirmance, affirmation; recognition, acknowledgement, avowal; confession of faith.

unanimity, common consent, consensus, acclamation, chorus, vox populi; popular belief, current belief, current opinion; public opinion; concurrence (of causes) [more]; cooperation (voluntary) [more].

ratification, confirmation, corroboration, approval, acceptance, visa; endorsement (record) [more].

consent (compliance) [more].

[Verbs] assent; give assent, yield assent, nod assent; acquiesce; agree [more]; receive, accept, accede, accord, concur, lend oneself to, consent, coincide, reciprocate, go with; be at one with; go along wth, chime in with, strike in with, close in with; echo, enter into one's views, agree in opinion; vote, give one's voice for; recognize; subscribe to, conform to, defer to; say yes to, say ditto, amen to, say aye to.

acknowledge, own, admit, allow, avow, confess; concede (yield) [more]; come round to; abide by; permit [more].

arrive at an understanding, come to an understanding, come to terms, come to an agreement.

confirm, affirm; ratify, appprove, endorse, countersign; corroborate [more].

go with the stream, swim with the stream; be in fashion, join in the chorus; be in every mouth.

[Adjectives] assenting; of one accord, of one mind; of the same mind, at one with, agreed, acquiescent, content; willing [more].

uncontradicted, unchallenged, unquestioned, uncontroverted.

carried, agreed; unanimous; agreed on all hands, carried by acclamation.

affirmative [more].

[Adverbs] yes, yea, ay, aye, true; good; well; very well, very true; well and good; granted; even so, just so; to be sure, "thou hast said"; truly, exactly, precisely, that's just it, indeed, certainly, certes!, ex concesso; of course, unquestionably, assuredly, no doubt, doubtless.

be it so; so be it, so let it be; amen; willingly [more].

affirmatively, in the affirmative.

with one consent, with one voice, with one accord; unanimously, una voce, by common consent, in chorus, to a man, nem. con.; nemine contradicente, nemine dissentiente; without a dissentient voice; as one man, one and all, on all hands.

[Phrases] avec plaisir; chi tace accousente; "the public mind is the creation of the Master-Writers" [Disraeli].

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