What does acquiesce mean?

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  1. (in) 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.
  2. (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.
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Third, have an alternative strategy to wrest the initiative from them and force them to acquiesce.
If he was not prepared to bend to his wife's wishes on this, will he acquiesce to any pleas for extra cash in the future?
No matter what side you're on, there are enough voters who either agree with you or acquiesce to you to win the election.
In many cases it is being done by co-opting both the clergy and the laity, giving them no alternative except to acquiesce.
If we do not make a stand, we will acquiesce to our positioning as mere spectators in the construction of our society.
Rather than acquiesce, many women won a voice in the public sphere by forming societies and clubs for self-improvement and community reform.

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