Definitions for consentkənˈsɛnt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. consent(verb)

    permission to do something

    "he indicated his consent"

  2. accept, consent, go for(verb)

    give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to

    "I cannot accept your invitation"; "I go for this resolution"


  1. consent(Noun)

    Voluntary agreement or permission

  2. consent(Verb)

    To express willingness, to give permission.

    I've consented to have the procedure performed.

  3. consent(Verb)

    To cause to sign a consent form.

  4. Origin: Recorded in since circa 1225, from consentir, from consentire, present active infinitive of consentio, itself from com- + sentio

Webster Dictionary

  1. Consent(verb)

    to agree in opinion or sentiment; to be of the same mind; to accord; to concur

  2. Consent(verb)

    to indicate or express a willingness; to yield to guidance, persuasion, or necessity; to give assent or approval; to comply

  3. Consent(verb)

    to grant; to allow; to assent to; to admit

  4. Consent(noun)

    agreement in opinion or sentiment; the being of one mind; accord

  5. Consent(noun)

    correspondence in parts, qualities, or operations; agreement; harmony; coherence

  6. Consent(noun)

    voluntary accordance with, or concurrence in, what is done or proposed by another; acquiescence; compliance; approval; permission

  7. Consent(noun)

    capable, deliberate, and voluntary assent or agreement to, or concurrence in, some act or purpose, implying physical and mental power and free action

  8. Consent(noun)

    sympathy. See Sympathy, 4


  1. Consent

    Consent refers to the provision of approval or agreement, particularly and especially after thoughtful consideration.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Consent

    kon-sent′, v.i. to be of the same mind: to agree: to give assent: to yield: to comply.—v.t. (Milt.) to allow.—n. agreement: accordance with the actions or opinions of another: concurrence: advice, counsel.—adj. Consentā′neous, agreeable or accordant: consistent with.—adv. Consentā′neouslyns. Consentā′neousness, Consentanē′ity.—n. Consen′tience, state of being consentient: imperfect consciousness.—adj. Consen′tient, agreeing in mind or in opinion.—adv. Consent′ingly.—Age of consent, the age at which a person is considered in the eyes of the law competent to give consent to certain acts; Be of consent (Shak.), to be accessory; With one consent, unanimously. [L. consentīrecon, with, sentīre, to feel, to think.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'consent' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3056

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'consent' in Nouns Frequency: #1266


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of consent in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of consent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Roosevelt, Eleanor:

    No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

  2. Unknown:

    He is not deemed to give consent who is under a mistake.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Heart is the only thing which cannot be stolen without consent.

  4. Helen Keller:

    One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.

  5. Euripides:

    Human excellence means nothing unless it works with the consent of God.

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