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Acquiesce vs. Approve

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Acquiesceverb

To rest satisfied, or apparently satisfied, or to rest without opposition and discontent (usually implying previous opposition or discontent); to accept or consent by silence or by omitting to object.

Approveverb

(transitive) To sanction officially; to ratify; to confirm.

‘Although we may disagree with it, we must nevertheless approve the sentence handed down by the court-martial.’;

Acquiesceverb

(intransitive) To concur upon conviction; as, to acquiesce in an opinion; to assent to; usually, to concur, not heartily but so far as to forbear opposition.

Approveverb

(transitive) To regard as good; to commend; to be pleased with; to think well of.

‘We approve the measure of the administration, for it is an excellent decision.’;

Acquiesceverb

To rest satisfied, or apparently satisfied, or to rest without opposition and discontent (usually implying previous opposition or discontent); to accept or consent by silence or by omitting to object; - followed by in, formerly also by with and to.

‘They were compelled to acquiesce in a government which they did not regard as just.’;

Approveverb

To make proof of; to demonstrate; to prove or show practically.

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Acquiesceverb

To concur upon conviction; as, to acquiesce in an opinion; to assent to; usually, to concur, not heartily but so far as to forbear opposition.

Approveverb

(intransitive) To consider or show to be worthy of approbation or acceptance.

‘Note: This word, when it signifies to be pleased with, to think favorably (of), is often followed by of.’;

Acquiesceverb

to agree or express agreement;

‘The Maestro assented to the request for an encore’;

Approveverb

To make profit of; to convert to one's own profit — said especially of waste or common land appropriated by the lord of the manor.

Acquiesce

is a song by the English rock band Oasis, written by Noel Gallagher. The song originally appeared as a B-side to Oasis' first UK number-one single, , on 24 April 1995.

‘Acquiesce’; ‘Some Might Say’;

Approveverb

To show to be real or true; to prove.

‘Wouldst thou approve thy constancy? ApproveFirst thy obedience.’;

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Approveverb

To make proof of; to demonstrate; to prove or show practically.

‘Opportunities to approve . . . worth.’; ‘He had approved himself a great warrior.’; ‘'T is an old lesson; Time approves it true.’; ‘His account . . . approves him a man of thought.’;

Approveverb

To sanction officially; to ratify; to confirm; as, to approve the decision of a court-martial.

Approveverb

To regard as good; to commend; to be pleased with; to think well of; as, we approve the measured of the administration.

Approveverb

To make or show to be worthy of approbation or acceptance.

‘The first care and concern must be to approve himself to God.’; ‘They had not approved of the deposition of James.’; ‘They approved of the political institutions.’;

Approveverb

To make profit of; to convert to one's own profit; - said esp. of waste or common land appropriated by the lord of the manor.

Approveverb

give sanction to;

‘I approve of his educational policies’;

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Approveverb

judge to be right or commendable; think well of

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