Definition of Consent

1. Noun. Permission to do something. "He indicated his consent"

Generic synonyms: Permission
Specialized synonyms: Informed Consent
Derivative terms: Consentaneous

2. Verb. Give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to. "I go for this resolution"
Exact synonyms: Accept, Go For
Specialized synonyms: Give, Agree, Settle, Contract In, Allow, Countenance, Let, Permit, Buckle Under, Give In, Knuckle Under, Succumb, Yield, Take In Charge, Undertake
Generic synonyms: React, Respond
Derivative terms: Acceptation, Acceptation
Antonyms: Refuse

Definition of Consent

1. v. i. To agree in opinion or sentiment; to be of the same mind; to accord; to concur.

2. v. t. To grant; to allow; to assent to; to admit.

3. n. Agreement in opinion or sentiment; the being of one mind; accord.

Definition of Consent

1. Verb. (intransitive) To express willingness, to give permission. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive medicine) To cause to sign a consent form. ¹

3. Noun. Voluntary agreement or permission ¹

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Definition of Consent

1. to permit or approve [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Consent

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consensual crimes
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consensual reaction
consensus development conference
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consensus reality
consensus sequence
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consensus trance
consent (current term)
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Literary usage of Consent

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

1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1845)
"Previous consent and Settlement not dispensed with, though under favorable circumstances : the treaty with consent of the two acting trustees, ..."

2. A Treatise of Human Nature: Being an Attempt to Introduce the Experimental by David ( Hume (1898)
"Of the transference of property by consent. SECT. However useful, or even necessary, the stability of possession •-—.— may be to human society, ..."

3. Annual Report (1912)
"openings, it would seem to me hardly a practical thing that the consent of the contractor or his representative should he secured before openings are made. ..."

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