Definition of Consensual

1. Adjective. Existing by consent. "A consensual contract"

Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Similar to: Accordant
Derivative terms: Consensus

Definition of Consensual

1. a. Existing, or made, by the mutual consent of two or more parties.

Definition of Consensual

1. Adjective. With permission, with consensus, without coercion. ¹

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Definition of Consensual

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Consensual

1. Denoting what something is by the fact of agreement between the perceiving of several persons. Synonym: reflex. Origin: L. Con-, with, + sensus, sensation (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Consensual

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consecutive angiitis
consecutive esotropia
consecutive operation
consensual (current term)
consensual crime
consensual crimes
consensual light reflex
consensual reaction
consensus development conference
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consensus reality
consensus sequence
consensus theorem
consensus trance

Literary usage of Consensual

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Institutes: A Textbook of the History and System of Roman Private Law by Rudolf Sohm, Bernhard Erwin Grüber (1907)
"1 The practical difference between sale and exchange —the latter being in modern law. like sale, a consensual contract consists in the fact that a contract ..."

2. Roman Law in the Modern World by Charles Phineas Sherman (1922)
"In Roman law there was a group of minor consensual contracts commonly ... 27 These minor consensual contracts were pacta vestita (defined supra § 749). ..."

3. A Treatise on the Conflict of Laws: Or, Private International Law by Francis Wharton (1906)
"Second, consensual marriages abroad, by domiciled citizens of states holding such marriages to be valid, will not be invalidated because the forms ..."

4. Habit and Intelligence in Their Connexion with the Laws of Matter and Force by Joseph John Murphy (1869)
"This is what Dr. Carpenter calls consensual action. The chain of cause and effect is exactly the same in consensual action as in merely reflex, ..."

5. A practical treatise on divorce and matrimonial jurisdiction under the act by John Fraser Macqueen (1858)
"The Scotch consensual mode of marrying reminds us of the consensual English marriages, so tenderly handled by Lord Hardwicke, because founded in nature, ..."

6. Commentaries on the Roman-Dutch Law by Simon van Leeuwen, Hugo Grotius (1886)
"OF consensual OBLIGATIONS. Sect. 1. Definition and divisions of ... consensual obligation is that which takes place by agreement between two persons, ..."

7. The Law of Contracts by John Innes Clark Hare (1887)
"CHAPTER V. THE consensual CONTRACTS. Distinction between the consensual Contracts of the Roman Law and Contracts on Mutual Promises. ..."

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