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Consent meaning

consent - 10 dictionary results

  1. 1. To agree in opinion or sentiment; to be of the same mind; to accord; to concur.
  2. 2. To indicate or express a willingness; to yield to guidance, persuasion, or necessity; to give assent or approval; to comply.
  3. 3. To grant; to allow; to assent to; to admit.
  4. 4. Agreement in opinion or sentiment; the being of one mind; accord.
  5. 5. Correspondence in parts, qualities, or operations; agreement; harmony; coherence.
  6. 6. Voluntary accordance with, or concurrence in, what is done or proposed by another; acquiescence; compliance; approval; permission.
  7. 7. Capable, deliberate, and voluntary assent or agreement to, or concurrence in, some act or purpose, implying physical and mental power and free action.
  8. 8. Sympathy. See Sympathy, 4.
  9. 9. Agreement; concurrence; permission.
  10. 10. To agree; give assent.

consent - examples of usage

  1. She answered not one word: he said his say and went out, and she knew she would not see him again for many hours, perhaps not for some days; she knew, too, that he would say no more to her on the subject, that it would all be arranged about the child with or without her consent. - "Afoot in England", W.H. Hudson.
  2. He hoped that Powhatan would consent to his buying it; but he meant to take it by force if necessary. - "The Princess Pocahontas", Virginia Watson.
  3. Oh, no, I couldn't quite consent to that. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
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