Acquiesce (verb)

  1. To accept, comply, or submit passively or without protest.
  2. To agree or consent to something without actively participating or taking a strong stance.
  3. To comply with the wishes or demands of others willingly.


From the latin acquiescere ("to grow quiet, become satisfied"), from ad- ("to") + quiescere ("to be quiet").


  1. He acquiesced to her request to stay for dinner.
  2. She reluctantly acquiesced to the demands of the kidnappers.
  3. He acquiesced in her decision to leave the company.
  4. He was not happy about the decision, but he acquiesced to the majority opinion.
  5. The government was forced to acquiesce to the demands of the protesters.
Some random words: pinko, antipollution, evocation