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"
To express willingness, to give permission.
I've consented to have the procedure performed.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Agree is the most general term of this group, signifying to have like qualities, proportions, views, or inclinations, so as to be free from jar, conflict, or contradiction in a given relation. To concur is to agree in general; to coincide is to agree in every particular. Whether in application to persons or things, concur tends to expression in action more than coincide; we may either concur or coincide in an opinion, but concur in a decision; views coincide, causes concur. One accepts another's terms, complies with his wishes, admits his statement, approves his plan, conforms to his views of doctrine or duty, accedes or consents to his proposal. Accede expresses the more formal agreement, consent the more complete. To assent is an act of the understanding; to consent, of the will. We may concur or agree with others, either in opinion or decision. One may silently acquiesce in that which does not meet his views, but which he does not care to contest. He admits the charge brought, or the statement made, by another — admit always carrying a suggestion of reluctance. Assent is sometimes used for a mild form of consent, as if agreement in the opinion assured approval of the decision.
I agree in opinion with the speaker; to the terms proposed; persons agree on or upon a statement of principles, rules, etc.; we must agree among ourselves.
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How to use Consent in a sentence?
The whole consent issue is quite vexed. People sometimes feel they’re consenting to one thing and it turns out to be something else.
If he thinks ... saying no is the end of the matter then he is going to find himself completely and utterly wrong, you cannot hold Scotland in the union against its will ... If the United Kingdom is to continue it can only be by consent. And if Boris Johnson is confident in the case for the union then he should be confident enough to make that case and allow people to decide.
The story of HTLV-1 in Australia has been complicated by the extreme remoteness of many of the newly identified high-prevalence communities, and in the early investigations, the lack of ethical consent given in primary language to test samples for HTLV-1, the Australian experience tells us that HTLV-1 infections can become highly entrenched in communities that have preserved practices that allow an opportunity for HTLV-1 transmission.
It looked like a bad deal then, and it looks like a bad deal today, despite the parties' promises and this proposed consent decree.
Virginia would have to consent to this, and that seems like a remote possibility given that there's a Democratic legislature in place right now. I doubt that a Republican legislature in Virginia would approve it either.
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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