Consent means to agree to do something or to give permission.(verb)
An example of consent is for a parent to sign a permission slip for his child to go on a field trip.
The definition of consent is the permission given for something.(noun)
An example of consent is a parent's approval of her teenage daughter spending time with her new boyfriend.
See consent in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME consenten < OFr consentir < L consentire < com-, with + sentire, to feel: see sense
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intransitive verb con·sent·ed, con·sent·ing, con·sents
Origin: Middle English consenten
Origin: , from Old French consentir
Origin: , from Latin cōnsentīre
Origin: : com-, com-
Origin: + sentīre, to feel; see sent- in Indo-European roots.
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