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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 ?
Amy had a bower in hers, rather small and earwiggy, but very pretty to look at, with honeysuckle and morning-glories hanging their colored horns and bells in graceful wreaths all over it, tall white lilies, delicate ferns, and as many brilliant, picturesque plants as would consent to blossom there.
It was not accomplished without hard work, for the gold was heavy, and Professor Bumper would not, naturally, consent to the shaving off of so much as an ear or part of the flat nose, to say nothing of one of the half dozen extra arms and legs with which the ugly idol was furnished.
The door from the office opened, and Johnnie Gardener came in, directing Blind d'Arnault--he would never consent to be led.
She would not consent to remain with Edna, for Monsieur Ratignolle was alone, and he detested above all things to be left alone.
I may have been rash in pressing his consent in a moment of much embarrassment, but I would have proved to him, that however others might neglect him in his strait his children at least were faithful.
We were informed that the Indians, numbering their dead, found they had four killed more than we; and therefore, four of the prisoners they had taken, were, by general consent, ordered to be killed, in a most barbarous manner, by the young warriors, in order to train them up to cruelty; and then they proceeded to their towns.
Henceforth, therefore, he did but consent, not urge it.
Without a word more spoken -- neither he nor she assuming the guidance, but with an unexpressed consent -- they glided back into the shadow of the woods whence Hester had emerged, and sat down on the heap of moss where she and Pearl had before been sitting.
He "had" me indeed, and in a cleft stick; for who would ever absolve me, who would consent that I should go unhung, if, by the faintest tremor of an overture, I were the first to introduce into our perfect intercourse an element so dire?
By some tacit consent, throughout the voyage little or no allusion was made to it, especially by the mates.
Into this wild-beast tangle these men had been born without their consent, they had taken part in it because they could not help it; that they were in jail was no disgrace to them, for the game had never been fair, the dice were loaded.
The authority of government, even such as I am willing to submit to--for I will cheerfully obey those who know and can do better than I, and in many things even those who neither know nor can do so well--is still an impure one: to be strictly just, it must have the sanction and consent of the governed.