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con·sent

 (kən-sĕnt′)
intr.v. con·sent·ed, con·sent·ing, con·sents
1. To give assent, as to the proposal of another; agree: consent to medical treatment; consent to going on a business trip; consent to see someone on short notice. See Synonyms at assent.
2. Archaic To be of the same mind or opinion.
n.
1. Acceptance or approval of what is planned or done by another; acquiescence. See Synonyms at permission.
2. Agreement as to opinion or a course of action: She was chosen by common consent to speak for the group.

[Middle English consenten, from Old French consentir, from Latin cōnsentīre : com-, com- + sentīre, to feel; see sent- in Indo-European roots.]

con·sent′er n.

consent

(kənˈsɛnt)
vb
1. to give assent or permission (to do something); agree; accede
2. (intr) obsolete to be in accord; agree in opinion, feelings, etc
n
3. acquiescence to or acceptance of something done or planned by another; permission
4. accordance or harmony in opinion; agreement (esp in the phrase with one consent)
5. (Law) age of consent the lowest age at which the law recognizes the right of a person to consent to sexual intercourse
[C13: from Old French consentir, from Latin consentīre to feel together, agree, from sentīre to feel]
conˈsenter n
conˈsenting adj

con•sent

(kənˈsɛnt)

v.i.
1. to permit, approve, or comply; agree, as to an expressed wish or a proposed action (often fol. by to or an infinitive).
2. Archaic. to agree in sentiment or opinion.
n.
3. permission, approval, or agreement; compliance: He gave his consent to the marriage.
4. agreement in sentiment, opinion, or a course of action: by common consent.
5. Archaic. accord; harmony.
[1175–1225; Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French consentir < Latin consentīre (see consensus)]
con•sent′er, n.
con•sent′ing•ly, adv.

Consent

 a party united by a common agrement; adherents to an opinion collectively.

consent


Past participle: consented
Gerund: consenting

Imperative
consent
consent
Present
I consent
you consent
he/she/it consents
we consent
you consent
they consent
Preterite
I consented
you consented
he/she/it consented
we consented
you consented
they consented
Present Continuous
I am consenting
you are consenting
he/she/it is consenting
we are consenting
you are consenting
they are consenting
Present Perfect
I have consented
you have consented
he/she/it has consented
we have consented
you have consented
they have consented
Past Continuous
I was consenting
you were consenting
he/she/it was consenting
we were consenting
you were consenting
they were consenting
Past Perfect
I had consented
you had consented
he/she/it had consented
we had consented
you had consented
they had consented
Future
I will consent
you will consent
he/she/it will consent
we will consent
you will consent
they will consent
Future Perfect
I will have consented
you will have consented
he/she/it will have consented
we will have consented
you will have consented
they will have consented
Future Continuous
I will be consenting
you will be consenting
he/she/it will be consenting
we will be consenting
you will be consenting
they will be consenting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been consenting
you have been consenting
he/she/it has been consenting
we have been consenting
you have been consenting
they have been consenting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been consenting
you will have been consenting
he/she/it will have been consenting
we will have been consenting
you will have been consenting
they will have been consenting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been consenting
you had been consenting
he/she/it had been consenting
we had been consenting
you had been consenting
they had been consenting
Conditional
I would consent
you would consent
he/she/it would consent
we would consent
you would consent
they would consent
Past Conditional
I would have consented
you would have consented
he/she/it would have consented
we would have consented
you would have consented
they would have consented
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.consent - permission to do something; "he indicated his consent"
permission - approval to do something; "he asked permission to leave"
informed consent - consent by a patient to undergo a medical or surgical treatment or to participate in an experiment after the patient understands the risks involved
Verb1.consent - give an affirmative reply toconsent - give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to; "I cannot accept your invitation"; "I go for this resolution"
give - consent to engage in sexual intercourse with a man; "She gave herself to many men"
react, respond - show a response or a reaction to something
agree - consent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something; "She agreed to all my conditions"; "He agreed to leave her alone"
settle - accept despite lack of complete satisfaction; "We settled for a lower price"
contract in - consent in writing to pay money to a trade union for political use
countenance, permit, allow, let - consent to, give permission; "She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"; "I won't let the police search her basement"; "I cannot allow you to see your exam"
buckle under, knuckle under, succumb, give in, yield - consent reluctantly
take in charge, undertake - accept as a charge

consent

noun
1. agreement, sanction, approval, go-ahead (informal), permission, compliance, green light, assent, acquiescence, concurrence, O.K. or okay (informal) Can my child be medically examined without my consent?
agreement refusal, disagreement, dissent, disapproval, unwillingness
verb
1. agree, approve, yield, permit, comply, concur, assent, accede, acquiesce, play ball (informal) I was a little surprised when she consented to my proposal.
agree refuse, decline, resist, disagree, dissent, disapprove, demur

consent

verb
1. To respond affirmatively; receive with agreement or compliance:
2. To give one's consent to:
Informal: OK.
noun
1. The act or process of accepting:
Informal: OK.
2. The approving of an action, especially when done by one in authority:
Informal: OK.
Translations
رِضى، قُبول، مُوافَقَهيَرْضى، يَقْبَل، يُوافِق
dát souhlassouhlassvolenísvolit
samtykke
setuju
samòykkisamòykkja, fallast á
atļaujaatļautpiekrišanapiekrist
soglasje
müsademüsade etmekrazı olmakrıza

consent

[kənˈsent]
A. Nconsentimiento m
with the consent ofcon el consentimiento de
without his consentsin su consentimiento
by common consentde or por común acuerdo
by mutual consentde or por mutuo acuerdo
the age of consentla edad en la que es válido el consentimiento en las relaciones sexuales
B. VI to consent (to sth/to do sth)consentir (en algo/en hacer algo)

consent

[kənˈsɛnt]
n
(= agreement) → consentement m
by general consent, by common consent (= in most people's opinion) → de l'opinion de tous
By general consent this election constituted a historic victory → De l'opinion de tous cette élection a constitué une victoire historique. age of consent
(= permission) → consentement m
to give one's consent → donner son consentement, accorder son consentement
viconsentir
to consent to sth → consentir à qch
to consent to do sth → consentir à faire qch

consent

vizustimmen (→ to +dat), → einwilligen (→ to in +acc); to consent to do somethingsich bereit erklären, etw zu tun; to consent to somebody doing somethingeinwilligen or damit einverstanden sein, dass jd etw tut; homosexuality between consenting adultshomosexuelle Beziehungen zwischen erwachsenen Männern
nZustimmung f(to zu), Einwilligung f (→ to in +acc); it/he is by common or general consentman hält es/ihn allgemein für …; to be chosen by general consenteinstimmig gewählt werden; by mutual or common consentin gegenseitigem Einverständnis ? age N c

consent

[kənˈsɛnt]
1. nconsenso, benestare m
by mutual consent → per mutuo consenso
by common consent → di comune accordo
2. vi to consent (to sth/to do sth)acconsentire (a qc/a fare qc)

consent

(kənˈsent) verb
to give permission or agree (to). I had no choice but to consent to the plan; Her father consented to her marrying me although I was just a poor student.
noun
agreement; permission. You have my consent to leave.

consent

n. consentimiento, autorización;
vt. permitir, consentir;
informed ______ autorizado.

consent

n consentimiento, permiso; informed — consentimiento informado; vi consentir; to — to consentir en
References in classic literature ?
Neither House, during the Session of Congress, shall, without the Consent of the other, adjourn for more than three days, nor to any other Place than that in which the two Houses shall be sitting.
The conditions are, that I bring my father and you to consent to it, and without that she protests she will never see me more upon that head; and to these conditions, as I said, I suppose I shall never be able to grant.
To exercise exclusive legislation, in all cases whatsoever, over such district (not exceeding ten miles square) as may, by cession of particular States and the acceptance of Congress, become the seat of the government of the United States; and to exercise like authority over all places purchased by the consent of the legislatures of the States in which the same shall be, for the erection of forts, magazines, arsenals, dockyards, and other needful buildings.
but you will easily imagine how impossible it would be to prevail on my father to consent to such a match; besides, he hath provided another for me; and to-morrow, by his express command, I am to wait on the lady.
If Blanche will only consent, I'll take her to church as soon as she comes down stairs
The first clause of the same section empowers Congress "to lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts and excises"; and the second clause of the tenth section of the same article declares that, "NO STATE SHALL, without the consent of Congress, lay any imposts or duties on imports or exports, except for the purpose of executing its inspection laws.
That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.
He saw his mistress once before the destined ceremony; but she was bathed in tears, and throwing herself at his feet, entreated him to spare her, confessing at the same time that she loved another, but that he was poor, and that her father would never consent to the union.
He proposed the following terms, as the only terms on which he would consent to mix himself up with, what was (even in HIS line of business) a doubtful and dangerous transaction.
Morland says exactly the same," replied Isabella; "and yet I dare not expect it; my fortune will be so small; they never can consent to it.
There was at least this fruit from all her years of striving after the highest and best,--that her soul though betrayed, beguiled, ensnared, could never deliberately consent to a choice of the lower.
As for your reception at the Persian Court, it will be as warm as your merits deserve; and as for what concerns the King of Bengal, he must be much more indifferent to your welfare than you have led me to believe if he does not give his consent to our marriage.