- To accept, comply, or submit passively or without protest.
- To agree or consent to something without actively participating or taking a strong stance.
- 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").
- He acquiesced to her request to stay for dinner.
- She reluctantly acquiesced to the demands of the kidnappers.
- He acquiesced in her decision to leave the company.
- He was not happy about the decision, but he acquiesced to the majority opinion.
- The government was forced to acquiesce to the demands of the protesters.