The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Assent \As*sent"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Assented; p. pr. & vb.
n. Assenting.] [F. assentir, L. assentire, assentiri; ad +
sentire to feel, think. See Sense.]
To admit a thing as true; to express one's agreement,
acquiescence, concurrence, or concession.
Who informed the governor . . . And the Jews also
assented, saying that these things were so. --Acts
The princess assented to all that was suggested.
Syn: To yield; agree; acquiesce; concede; concur.