verb (used without object), ac·qui·esced, ac·qui·esc·ing.
Words nearby acquiesce
Origin of acquiesce
OTHER WORDS FROM acquiesceac·qui·esc·ing·ly, adverbnon·ac·qui·esc·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for acquiescing
The liberals have allowed that belief to emerge by acquiescing in conservative inconsistency.Originalists Making It Up Again: McCutcheon and ‘Corruption’|Lawrence Lessig|April 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By acquiescing to the formation of a new state, Telangana, India is setting a dangerous precedent of ethnic division.
By acquiescing, the Supreme Court made it look like they were in the tank for Bush.What if the Supreme Court Had Declined to Hear Bush v. Gore?|Megan McArdle|April 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But acquiescing to that pessimism means acquiescing to new spasms of terrible violence.The Conversation Israel and Palestine Needs to Have|Peter Beinart, Alan M. Dershowitz|December 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But acquiescing to talks without a settlement freeze would be a major backtrack for Abbas and probably hurt his public standing.Obama’s Calculated Middle East Game: Can He Bring Peace?|Dan Ephron|May 20, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Acquiescing in his wish, I said to my boy, What do I hold in my hand?Memoirs of Robert-Houdin, ambassador, author and conjurer|Jean Henri Robert-Houdin
I guess at your motive, Mr. Redgauntlet,' he said, 'for acquiescing in so ridiculous a proceeding.Red Gauntlet|Sir Walter Scott
Nature, acquiescing in the Divine plan, has a different line of action and result for every individual which she creates.Seed Thoughts for Singers|Frank Herbert Tubbs
I ended by acquiescing in the slow revolution of its wheel of work and play.The Works of Max Beerbohm|Max Beerbohm
I cannot blame any non-Christian for acquiescing in this discovery.When It Was Dark|Guy Thorne