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 Sentences for Assent

  • 1. To this he had to assent that they were not. 🔊
  • 2. Cornelius bowed his assent with a shudder. 🔊
  • 3. A short nod of assent was her reply. 🔊
  • 4. There was an audible murmur of assent from the people. 🔊
  • 5. The waiter bowed his assent and retired. 🔊
  • 6. George made the sign of assent expected of him. 🔊
  • 7. The man made a sign of assent and withdrew. 🔊
  • 8. And the mother nodded assent and smiled through her tears. 🔊
  • 9. She made no sign either of assent or dissent. 🔊
  • 10. She could hear a muffled assent as she left the room. 🔊
  • 11. A strong chorus in assent murmured around the board. 🔊
  • 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 to assent to an appearance that is false? 🔊
  • 16. And who can compel you not to assent to an appearance that is true? 🔊
  • 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 Sentences?

  • 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. 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. 🔊
  • 10. Revenge, and the hope of gaining the wealth of the hostile merchant, made them yield assent at once to the project of assassination. 🔊