Definitions of consent

  1. give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to; " I cannot accept your invitation"; " I go for this resolution"
  2. permission to do something; " he indicated his consent"
  3. To agree in opinion or sentiment; to be of the same mind; to accord; to concur.
  4. To indicate or express a willingness; to yield to guidance, persuasion, or necessity; to give assent or approval; to comply.
  5. To grant; to allow; to assent to; to admit.
  6. Agreement in opinion or sentiment; the being of one mind; accord.
  7. Correspondence in parts, qualities, or operations; agreement; harmony; coherence.
  8. Voluntary accordance with, or concurrence in, what is done or proposed by another; acquiescence; compliance; approval; permission.
  9. Capable, deliberate, and voluntary assent or agreement to, or concurrence in, some act or purpose, implying physical and mental power and free action.
  10. Sympathy. See Sympathy, 4.
  11. A yielding of the mind or will; agreement.
  12. To comply; yield; accede; concur; agree.
  13. To feel or think along with another: to be of the same mind: to agree: to give assent: to yield.
  14. Agreement: accordance with the actions or opinions of another: concurrence.
  15. Agreement; concurrence; permission.
  16. To agree; give assent.
  17. To yield voluntarily; accede; acquiesce.
  18. A voluntary yielding; compliance.
  19. Agreement; concord.
  20. Agreement to what is done, proposed, or stated by another; acquiescence; concurrence; accord of minds; agreement of opinion; correspondence in parts, qualities, or operation.
  21. To agree or assent; to yield.
  22. A yielding of the mind or will to the proposals or conditions of another; a conceding what may be withheld; concurrence; agreement.
  23. To yield; to agree in mind and will; to permit.

Usage examples for consent

  1. Papa just told me that he would consent and that I might write to him. – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  2. We simply do not consent to give you a name...." – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. Lady Helena will never consent Lady Helena will consent to anything that will make me happy. – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming
  4. No, I never will consent – Jacqueline, Complete by (Mme. Blanc) Th. Bentzon Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  5. Only if you are fine and big enough to consent – Right Ho, Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
  6. I shall certainly not give my consent Miss Bedford. – By Birth a Lady by George Manville Fenn
  7. If you will consent to be his I will make a rich man of him. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  8. I'll never consent never- not until Helen is twenty- one. – I Walked in Arden by Jack Crawford
  9. If you feel you must go, I'll have to consent – Blake's Burden by Harold Bindloss
  10. Jonas wouldn't consent to that. – The Errand Boy by Horatio Alger
  11. My dear father, I will not marry without your consent though my fortune is settled on me, and I am of age. – Ernest Maltravers, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  12. His wife, if he had one, must give her consent – Introductory American History by Henry Eldridge Bourne Elbert Jay Benton
  13. So her Grace rejoiced over Sidonia's departure, but could not consent to send away the young knights. – Sidonia The Sorceress V1 by William Mienhold
  14. I shut no door to a settlement by consent but ... – John Redmond's Last Years by Stephen Gwynn
  15. " You understand," he said, " that she could not consent to see you before you knew just how weak she thought she had been." – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  16. Accept mine, Maraton begged, and I swear to you that they shall consent – A People's Man by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  17. We must do this thing with everybody's consent or it will do no good. – Green Valley by Katharine Reynolds
  18. Go on, and I'll truly do all I can to talk your father into letting you stay there a week; but if he won't consent I can't help it. – Patty's Success by Carolyn Wells
  19. You shall not have another cup of tea, unless you consent to eat something with it. – The Lost Lady of Lone by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  20. There is no reason whatever to doubt that he had Rachel's full consent to the arrangement. – Woman: Man's Equal by Thomas Webster