What is acquiesce and what does acquiesce mean? Read about the definition and meaning of acquiesce


  1. To consent to something reluctantly or without protest. It implies a passive acceptance or agreement without active enthusiasm.
  2. To accept
  3. To comply

Etymology & Origin of acquiesce

First coined around the late 1690s. Derived from the Latin word "acquiescere," which is a combination of "ad" (to) and "quiescere" (to rest or be quiet)

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