Acquiesce in a Sentence

Acquiesce as a Verb

  1. Definition: to agree or express agreement; to concur.


  • The band acquiesced to the request for another song
  • His refusal to acquiesce with the group got him fired
  • My father threatened to punish me if I did not acquiesce to his rules
  • I may be forced to acquiesce with your decision, but I don’t like it
  • Tom acquiesced with his Mother’s order to stay at home and finish his chores
  • I completely acquiesce with your review of my work
  • My son acquiesced to do his homework after dinner


From Middle French acquiescer, from Latin acquiescere; ad + quiescere (“to be quiet”), from quies (“rest”).