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assent to

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

I suppose; sure. Often used as an affirmative answer when one is not completely certain or does not want to fully commit. Bob: "You look a little down today. Everything alright?" Mary: "I guess. I've just been feeling vaguely melancholy lately." A: "It's supposed to be sunny today, right?" B: "I guess. I haven't checked the weather."
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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

To agree to something: The committee assented to the proposal that they had been discussing.
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References in classic literature ?
He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitution, and unacknowledged by our laws; giving his Assent to their Acts of pretended legislation:
"Captain Granet was a stranger to me," he assented. "One is naturally interested in soldiers, however."
"In sport, at any rate," his neighbour assented. "He has always been one of the most popular young men about town, but of course the women will spoil him now."
Yes, I know him," she assented, after a moment's hesitation.
The Duke assented, and waited while the secretary locked up the papers which the Prime Minister had been examining, and prepared others to be carried into the House.
"I thought of that," the Prime Minister assented. "That is why I am coming down myself and bringing Bransome.
"Well, with her he would certainly be restful," Dolly assented.
It's just by the eyes, by smiles that it's done," Dolly assented.
Intellectual, Humanist, and Religious Commitment: Acts of Assent
Summary: Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Aug 24 (ANI): West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday gave assent to a bill pertaining to the West Bengal University, which relates to the service conditions of Vice Chancellors of State Universities.
When told that the President may have assented to the bill passed during the 8th Assembly as they may have lapsed, the presidential aide explained that the period allowed for presidential assent to any bill begins to count from the day the bill is transmitted to him.
'Royal assent is an executive act performed by the King and its dispensation cuts across the basic constitutional function of the monarch,' he said at the hearing of a constitutional reference brought by Port Dickson Member of Parliament, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to challenge the validity of the NSC Act.
The legal practitioner disclosed that this assent by the President had conferred on INEC the power to de-register political parties by amending Section 225 of the 1999 Constitution.
UAE contractor ASGC -- led by Emad Azmy , ranked #3 on the 2019 Construction Week Power 100 ranking published earlier this week -- has released a video showcasing the steelworks implemented by its subsidiary Al Shafar Steel Engineering (Assent) for Dubai's Al Maktoum Stadium, the newly revamped home ground of local team Al Nasr FC in the city's Oud Metha neighbourhood.