verb (used without object), ac·qui·esced, ac·qui·esc·ing.
Origin of acquiesce
Examples from the Web for acquiesces
Pamela acquiesces to an extremely uncomfortable kiss, and then is finally allowed to go.Louie Attempts Rape (and Explores the ‘Nice Guy’ Phenomenon)|Amy Zimmerman|June 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not knowing he is dead, Lenore acquiesces, and away they go (trumpets, flutes and clarinets).The So-called Human Race|Bert Leston Taylor
But the sculptor, with his insight, acquiesces, so this man need not pity him.Browning's Heroines|Ethel Colburn Mayne
For if both were true how could the man who acquiesces in the reality of this phenomenal world be called false-minded281?The Vedanta-Sutras with the Commentary by Sankaracarya|Translator: George Thibaut
British Dictionary definitions for acquiesces
Word Origin for acquiesce
Word Origin and History for acquiesces
1610s, from Middle French acquiescer (16c.), from Latin acquiescere "to become quiet, remain at rest," thus "be satisfied with," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + quiescere "to become quiet," from quies (genitive quietis) "rest, quiet" (see quiet (n.)). Related: Acquiesced; acquiescing.