acquiesce to (something)

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acquiesce to (something)

To yield or succumb to one's requests or demands. After a long negotiation, the company acquiesced to the union's demands. I don't want to relocate, and my husband finally acquiesced to my wishes.
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acquiesce to someone or something

to give in to someone or someone's wishes; to agree, perhaps reluctantly, to someone's ideas or requests. We are willing to acquiesce to your demands.
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Otherwise, the Philippines will be deemed to have acquiesced to China's claim that the waters around Pag-asa belong to China under its nine-dash line claim,' Carpio said in a statement.
"This was just a very practical request for a delay and it's just so heartless at this particular time of year for them not have acquiesced to that request."
"My fear is that this necessity [subsidized manufacturing] won't become apparent to most Americans; that we will acquiesce to manufacturing's shrunken role in the American economy, just as we gradually acquiesced to frequent large-scale layoffs in the late twentieth century....
The US must bear most responsibility for all of this, but so must the weak British who acquiesced to the US and fled their responsibilities under UN mandate, leaving the Arabs to their fate in 1948.
Wenger acquiesced to Walcott's desire to play as a striker and the move paid dividends as the 23-year-old banged in three goals and set up two more to secure a morale-boosting win that lifted the Gunners to fifth in the Barclays Premier League.
Margaret McEntire, who founded Candy Bouquet International of Little Rock in 1989, has finally acquiesced to her husband's pleas: She retired earlier this month.
In 2005, Archbishop Flynn grudgingly acquiesced to Vatican statements not to administer Communion to homosexual activists.
When the robbers acquiesced to his request, Colley moved to a seat near where he kept his pistol, got hold of his gun, and fired twice at Howard, hitting him in the head once, killing him.
resolutions demanded the harshest of responses has essentially acquiesced to the "facts on the ground" strategy of various Likud leaders, a campaign of decades of defiance to U.N.
The IRS acquiesced to Sutherland (see Action on Decision (AOD) 2002-02, Feb.
After years of disagreeing with courts and taxpayers over this issue, the IRS acquiesced to Sutherland in IRB 2002-6.
It was Tomkins, not Smith & Wesson, that acquiesced to Clinton's Second Amendment coup.
According to a statement released by unions, the strike plan was terminated because the government had acquiesced to some of their demands, Kyodo News reported.
The IRS recently acquiesced to this ruling (Chief Counsel Notice N(35) 000173,10-17-00).
The GAC's final communique is therefore erroneous in indicating that the Council acquiesced to the Commission's request for 400 additional posts.