Assent in a sentence

Definition of Assent

(intransitive) To agree; to give approval. | (intransitive) To admit a thing as true. | agreement; act of agreeing

Short Example Sentence for Assent

  • 1. To this he had to assent that they were not.
  • 2. Cornelius bowed his assent with a shudder.
  • 3. George made the sign of assent expected of him.
  • 4. There was an audible murmur of assent from the people.
  • 5. A short nod of assent was her reply.
  • 6. The waiter bowed his assent and retired.
  • 7. She made no sign either of assent or dissent.
  • 8. And the mother nodded assent and smiled through her tears.
  • 9. The man made a sign of assent and withdrew.
  • 10. A strong chorus in assent murmured around the board.
  • 11. She could hear a muffled assent as she left the room.
  • 12. I assent me well thereto, said the king.
  • 13. I assent me, said Arthur.
  • 14. He is thereon asked, Does he assent to the formula?
  • 15. And who can compel you not to assent to an appearance that is true?
  • 16. And who can compel you to assent to an appearance that is false?
  • 17. That assent he felt that he should not be able to give in person.
  • 18. He was so frightened that he even nodded assent to her last words.
  • 19. The nurse's smiles of assent are beaming.
  • 20. I see that when you gave your assent you had something else in your mind.
  • 21. A murmur of assent went around the circle as the speaker resumed his seat.
  • 22. But she was a passing good woman, and would not assent unto the king.
  • 23. I cannot imagine Lincoln refusing his assent to this measure.
  • 24. The main thing, then, is to give intellectual assent to dogma and creed.
  • 25. It only needed the word of assent to start Frank on his mission of rescue.

How to use Assent in a Sentence?

  • 1. The others nodded their assent and an instant later the machine darted southward at a rapid gait.
  • 2. To this arrangement it would appear that Honora yielded a more implicit assent than her lover.
  • 3. The chief bowed a dignified assent to this proposition, which, however, he hardly understood.
  • 4. Chester and Colonel Anderson nodded their assent and the machine moved forward again.
  • 5. Assent, O men, that no man can assent to aught; believe us that no man can believe any one.
  • 6. And then by one assent Sir Gaheris and Sir Dinadan went betwixt them, and departed them in-sunder.
  • 7. Nay, why is it that the axiom of causation needs only to be announced to command the immediate assent of the whole human race?
  • 8. I had the strength of mind to make a sign of assent and busied myself arranging a couple of pillows at one end of the sofa.
  • 9. Revenge, and the hope of gaining the wealth of the hostile merchant, made them yield assent at once to the project of assassination.
  • 10. But such arguments, we may well hope, will no longer win the uncritical assent that they have sometimes found.
  • 11. There was a unanimous assent as the boys crowded around the motorcycle, looking at it almost with the rapt intentness of worshippers at a shrine.
  • 12. Huish nodded assent and turned away, hailed the first hansom, and jumped in, the man smiling at him in a friendly way.
  • 13. If one had said he was twenty, you would assent to the proposition; if pronounced to be thirty, you would consider it near the mark.
  • 14. Is his assent ever hasty; or his desire idle; or his pursuit in vain; or his avoidance unsuccessful; or his aim unfulfilled?
  • 15. But the family of Abbas, which now numbered 30,000 persons, refused their assent to this renunciation of the rights of their line.