Consent meaning

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Consent means to agree to do something or to give permission.

An example of consent is for a parent to sign a permission slip for his child to go on a field trip.

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To be of the same mind or opinion.
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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.

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The definition of consent is the permission given for something.

An example of consent is a parent's approval of her teenage daughter spending time with her new boyfriend.

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Acceptance or approval of what is planned or done by another; acquiescence.
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Agreement as to opinion or a course of action.

She was chosen by common consent to speak for the group.

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To agree.
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To agree (to do something)
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To willingly engage in a sexual act.
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To give permission, approval, or assent (to something proposed or requested) in opinion.
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Permission, approval, or assent; specif., informed consent.
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Agreement in opinion or sentiment.

By common consent.

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To acquiesce, agree, approve, assent, to voluntarily comply or yield, to give permission to some act or purpose. See also acquiescence.
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See age.
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Consent that is clear, definite, exact, and unmistaken.
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Consent that is not specifically expressed, but that is inferred from one’s conduct.
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Consent given after being completely advised of the nature, benefits, costs, and risks of a suggested course of action.
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(intransitive) To express willingness, to give permission.

I've consented to have the procedure performed.

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(medicine) To cause to sign a consent form.
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To agree in opinion or sentiment; to be of the same mind; to accord; to concur.
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Voluntary agreement or permission.
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(voluntary agreement): dissent, disagreement, opposition, refusal.
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Origin of consent

Recorded in Middle English since circa 1225, from Old French consentir, from Latin cōnsentīre, present active infinitive of cōnsentiō (“to feel together”), itself from com- (“with”) + sentiō (“to feel”)