Definition of Acquiescence:

  1. The reluctant acceptance of something without protest.

  2. Action or inaction by a person that can be binding as an implied or indirect acceptance of a contract, whether or not such was his or her intention. Sale of goods received by a trader implies the traders acceptance of their invoiced price, and not taking of any legal action by a landowner against a trespasser indicates an indirect acceptance of the trespassers right to occupy the land.

Synonyms of Acquiescence

OK, Quakerism, Acceptance, Acceptation, Acception, Accession, Accommodation, Accord, Accordance, Adaptation, Adaption, Adjustment, Affirmation, Affirmative, Affirmative voice, Agreeability, Agreeableness, Agreement, Agreement in principle, Alacrity, Allegiance, Amenability, Approbation, Approval, Ardor, Assent, Assentation, Assurance, Assuredness, Aye, Belief, Blessing, Certainty, Cheerful consent, Complaisance, Compliance, Concurrence, Confidence, Conformance, Conformation other-direction, Conformity, Congruity, Connivance, Consent, Consistency, Conventionality, Cooperativeness, Correspondence, Credence, Credit, Credulity, Deference, Dependence, Docility, Duteousness, Dutifulness, Eagerness, Endorsement, Enthusiasm, Faith, Favorable disposition, Favorableness, Fealty, Flexibility, Forwardness, Gameness, General agreement, Goodwill, Harmony, Hearty assent, Homage, Hope, Humbleness, Humility, Keeping, Kneeling, Line, Loyalty, Malleability, Meekness, Nonopposal, Nonopposition, Nonresistance, Nonviolent resistance, Obedience, Obediency, Obeisance, Observance, Okay, Orthodoxy, Passive resistance, Passiveness, Passivity, Permission, Pliability, Pliancy, Promptitude, Promptness, Quietism, Ratification, Readiness, Reception, Receptive mood, Receptiveness, Receptivity, Reconcilement, Reconciliation, Reliance, Reliance on, Resignation, Resignedness, Responsiveness, Right mood, Sanction, Service, Servility, Servitium, Stock, Store, Strictness, Subjection, Submission, Submissiveness, Submittal, Suit and service, Suit service, Supineness, Support, Sureness, Surety, Suspension of disbelief, Tractability, Traditionalism, Trust, Uncomplainingness, Ungrudgingness, Uniformity, Unloathness, Unreluctance, Warm assent, Welcome, Willing ear, Willing heart, Willingness, Yielding, Zeal, Zealousness, Consent, Agreement, Acceptance, Accession, Concurrence, Approval, Seal of approval, Approbation, Assent, Leave, Permission, Blessing, Sanction

How to use Acquiescence in a sentence?

  1. In silent acquiescence, she rose to her feet.

Meaning of Acquiescence & Acquiescence Definition