Definitions for Consensuskənˈsɛn səs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. consensus(noun)

    agreement in the judgment or opinion reached by a group as a whole

    "the lack of consensus reflected differences in theoretical positions"; "those rights and obligations are based on an unstated consensus"


  1. consensus(Noun)

    A process of decision-making that seeks widespread agreement among group members.

  2. consensus(Noun)

    General agreement among the members of a given group or community, each of which exercises some discretion in decision-making and follow-up action.

  3. consensus(Noun)

    Average projected value, as in the finance term consensus forecast.

  4. Origin: From consensus, from consentio; see consent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Consensus(noun)

    agreement; accord; consent

  2. Origin: [L. See Consent.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Consensus

    kon-sen′sus, n. agreement of various parts: agreement in opinion: unanimity.—n. Consen′sion, mutual consent.—adj. Consen′sual, relating to consent.—adv. Consen′sually.—Consensual contract, a contract requiring merely the consent of the parties. [L. consentīre. See Consent.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Consensus

    General agreement or collective opinion; the judgment arrived at by most of those concerned.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Consensus' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4806

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Consensus' in Nouns Frequency: #1998


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Consensus in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Consensus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jennifer Vail:

    We're a little below consensus.

  2. Grover Norquist:

    The level of consensus is very strong.

  3. Senator Lindsey Graham:

    That's the consensus view ... No hearing, no vote.

  4. Morgan Stanley:

    We expect global growth to move below consensus estimates.

  5. Jon Fredrik Baksaas:

    We are not 100 percent there, but we are finding consensus.

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