1. A silent or passive assent or submission, or a submission with apparent content; -- distinguished from avowed consent on the one hand, and on the other, from opposition or open discontent; quiet satisfaction.
2. Crim. Law (a) Submission to an injury by the party injured. (b) Tacit concurrence in the action of another.
n 1: acceptance without protest
2: agreement with a statement or proposal to do something; "he
gave his assent eagerly"; "a murmur of acquiescence from
the assembly" [syn: assent]