permission to do something
"he indicated his consent"
accept, consent, go for(verb)
give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to
"I cannot accept your invitation"; "I go for this resolution"
Voluntary agreement or permission
To express willingness, to give permission.
I've consented to have the procedure performed.
To cause to sign a consent form.
Origin: Recorded in since circa 1225, from consentir, from consentire, present active infinitive of consentio, itself from com- + sentio
to agree in opinion or sentiment; to be of the same mind; to accord; to concur
to indicate or express a willingness; to yield to guidance, persuasion, or necessity; to give assent or approval; to comply
to grant; to allow; to assent to; to admit
agreement in opinion or sentiment; the being of one mind; accord
correspondence in parts, qualities, or operations; agreement; harmony; coherence
voluntary accordance with, or concurrence in, what is done or proposed by another; acquiescence; compliance; approval; permission
capable, deliberate, and voluntary assent or agreement to, or concurrence in, some act or purpose, implying physical and mental power and free action
sympathy. See Sympathy, 4
Consent refers to the provision of approval or agreement, particularly and especially after thoughtful consideration.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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′neously—ns. 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. consentīre—con, with, sentīre, to feel, to think.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'consent' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3056
Rank popularity for the word 'consent' in Nouns Frequency: #1266
The numerical value of consent in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of consent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
Certainly this will not hasten an agreement because without Israel's consent, nothing will change.
The leader can never close the gap between himself and the group. If he does, he is no longer what he must be. He must walk a tightrope between the consent he must win and the control he must exert.
But I am sure that I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round...as a good time a kind, forgiving, charitable, pleasant time the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by one consent to open their shut-up hearts freely.
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Translations for consent
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- съгласие, съгласявам се, разрешение, съгласен съмBulgarian
- consentimentCatalan, Valencian
- souhlas, souhlasitCzech
- einwilligen, Konsens, Zustimmung, zustimmenGerman
- συναίνεση, συναινώGreek
- konsento, konsentiEsperanto
- consenso, consentirSpanish
- suostumus, hyväksyä, [[hankkia]] [[suostumus]], suostua, myöntyäFinnish
- agrément, approuver, agréer, approbation, consentir, consentementFrench
- toiligh, deoinIrish
- aontaScottish Gaelic
- beleegyezés, beleegyez, hozzájárulását adjaHungarian
- consentir, consentimentoInterlingua
- rela, setujuIndonesian
- fallast á, samþykkja, samþykkiIcelandic
- consenso, consentireItalian
- 同意, 承諾Japanese
- toestemming, toestemmen, instemming, instemmenDutch
- zgoda, przyzwalać, zgadzać się, pozwoleniePolish
- consentimento, deixar, consentir, aprovarPortuguese
- согласиться, согласие, разрешать, дозволение, разрешить, разрешение, соглашатьсяRussian
- samtycke, samtycka, [[ge]] [[sitt]] [[samtycke]]Swedish
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