"assents" in the noun sense
1. assent, acquiescence
agreement with a statement or proposal to do something
"he gave his assent eagerly"
"a murmur of acquiescence from the assembly"
"assents" in the verb sense
1. assent, accede, acquiesce
to agree or express agreement
"The Maestro assented to the request for an encore"
Source: WordNet® (An amazing lexical database of English)
Princeton University "About WordNet®."
WordNet®. Princeton University. 2010.
View WordNet® License