From French acquiescer: To yield to. From Latin acquiescere. To be quiet. The consent which is impliedly given by one or both parties, to a proposition, a clause, a condition, a judgment, or to any act whatever. Tacit consent. Conduct from which may be inferred assent with a consequent estoppel or quasi estoppel. A silent or passive assent or submission, or a submission with apparent content. To accept or comply passively or tacitly without implying assent or agreement; - distinguished from avowed consent on the one hand, and on the other, from opposition or open discontent; quiet satisfaction.
- (Crim. Law) (a) Submission to an injury by the party injured. (b) Tacit concurrence in the action of another.