Acquiesco, acquiescis, acquiêm, acquiêtum, penult. prod. acquiéscere. Cic.To be at rest or quiet: to recreate, repose, delight or take pleasure in a thing.Acquiescere lecto. Catul. To be at rest in his bed. Acquiescere, per translationem.Cicer.To be at quiet, and haue his sorow asswaged.Acquiescere in re aliqua, aut in aliquo homine.Cic.To repose and recreate him selfe: to take delight and pleasure in: to passe his sorow and phantasies.Acquiescere alicui rei.Senec. Idem. Amicos elegit, quibus eriam post eum principes vt & sibi & Reipublicæ necessarijs acquieuerunt, precipuéque sunt vsi. Suet. With the which his successours also, as very necessary ministers to the common weale, held them selues contented, and in them reposed the gouernment of the common weale.Acquiesco.Sometime to assent vnto.
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ac-quĭesco (adqu.), ēvi, ētum, 3, v. n., lit., to become physically quiet, to come to physical repose; hence, in gen., to repose or rest (freq. in Cic.). I.Lit.: sine respirem, quaeso. Pe. Immo adquiesce, Plaut. Ep. 2, 2, 20; id. As. 2, 2, 60: vitandi caloris causā Lanuvii trīs horas acquieveram, Cic. Att. 13, 34: a lassitudine, Nep. Dat. 11, 3: somno, Curt. 9, 5, 16; cf.: gravi sopore, id. 6, 10, 6, and absol. of sleep, id. 8, 6, 3: cum aures extremum semper exspectent in eoque acquiescant, Cic. Or. 59.—By euphemism (as in all languages), to die (esp. after a wearisome life): sic vir fortissimus multis variisque perfunctus laboribus, anno acquievit septuagesimo, Nep. Hann. 13, 1; cf. morte, Tac. A. 14, 64; and in many epitaphs: HIC ADQVIESCIT, etc., Inscr. Orell. 2313; 4084; 4491 al.; so, quiesco, q. v.II. Fig. A.To come to a state of repose in relation to one's wishes, desires, etc.; to repose in; to find rest, pleasure, etc., in; to rejoice in; in Cic. mostly with in, and of things: in the historians and later writers, with dat. or abl., and also of persons: quae delectet, in qua acquiescam, Cic. Att. 4, 16: senes in adulescentium caritate acquiescimus, id. Lael. 27; id. Fin. 3, 2, 6: qui jam aetate provecti in nostris libris acquiescunt, id. Div. 2, 2, 5. Examples in Cic. of a person: tecum ut quasi loquerer, in quo uno acquiesco, Att. 9, 10, and with abl.: qui maxime P. Clodii morte acquierunt, id. Mil. 37, 102: cui velut oraculo acquiescebat, Suet. Vit. 14: uno solatio acquiescens, id. Cal. 51; id. Tib. 56: amicos elegit, quibus etiam post eum principes acquieverunt, id. Tit. 7.—B.To be satisfied with, to acquiesce in or give assent to: tu, cum es commotus, acquiescis, assentiris, approbas (where the climax of the ideas should be noticed, you accede to them, i. e. you cease to oppose them; you assent to them, i. e. you make known your approbation by words), Cic. Ac. 2, 46, 141; so Suet. Vit. 14; Dig. 24, 3, 22, 6; 38, 1, 7 al.