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assent to

To agree to something. The union has finally assented to the new contract.
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assent to something

to agree to something. I assent to what you suggest. She will not assent to our request.
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I guess

 and I expect; I suppose; I suspect 
1. a phrase that introduces a supposition. (Frequently, in speech, suppose is reduced to 'spose, and expect and suspect are reduced to 'spect. The apostrophe is not always shown.) Bob: I guess it's going to rain. Bill: Oh, I don't know. Maybe so, maybe not. Alice: I expect you'll be wanting to leave pretty soon. John: Why? It's early yet.
2. a vague way of answering 'yes'. John: You want some more coffee? Jane: I 'spose. Alice: Ready to go? John: I spect.
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I guess (so).

 and I believe so.; I expect (so).; I suppose (so).; I suspect (so).; I think so.
a vague expression of assent. (Frequently, in speech, suppose is reduced to 'spose, and expect and suspect are reduced to 'spect. The apostrophe is not always shown.) Tom: Will it rain today? Bob: I suppose so. Sue: Happy? Bill: I 'spect. Sue: You don't sound happy. Bill: I guess not.
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assent to

v.
To agree to something: The committee assented to the proposal that they had been discussing.
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Since giving patients the ability to rate their visit on our PatientPad tablets last year and launching a new offering for hospitals this year, we've been surprised by the high levels of patient participation," explained Andrew Ibbotson, founder and CEO of Digital Assent.
A BILL that places legal obligations on Welsh councils to create transport networks to make it easier for people to walk and cycle has officially passed into law after being given Royal Assent.
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ISLAMABAD, April 30, 2011 (Frontier Star): Pakistan Institute of Fashion Design (PIFD) got a degree awarding status when President Asif Ali Zardari today accorded his assent by signing "The Pakistan Institute of Fashion Design Bill, 2011 " into a law during a special ceremony held here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr.