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consent Explained

consent at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


consent at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

c.1225, from O.Fr. consentir, from L. consentire "feel together," from com- "with" + sentire "to feel." "Feeling together," hence, "agreeing, giving permission," a sense evolution that apparently took place in Fr. before the word reached Eng. Consensual is 1754; consensus is 1843. ///

consent at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

W3 n [U]
1 permission to do something: --He took the car without the owner's consent .// --Her parents gave their consent to the marriage.// --A patient can refuse consent for a particular treatment at any time.// --Most owners are happy to have their names used for publicity if this is done with their prior consent .// -- Informed consent was obtained from all participants before the study began.// age of consent//
2 agreement about something: dissent// --The chairman was elected by common consent (=with most people agreeing) .// --divorce by mutual consent (=by agreement between both the people involved) // ----------// COLLOCATES for sense 1 // with/without somebody's consent // give/grant (your) consent // refuse/withhold (your) consent // obtain (somebody's) consent // prior consent (=consent before something can happen) // written consent // verbal consent (=spoken consent) // parental consent (=consent from someone's parents) // informed consent (=consent based on full information about what will happen) // tacit consent (=consent given without being actually spoken) // ----------//
consent 2 v [I] [Date: 1200-1300; Language: Latin; Origin: consentire, from com- ( COM-) + sentire 'to feel']// to give your permission for something or agree to do something// consent to// --Her father reluctantly consented to the marriage.// consent to do sth// --He rarely consents to do interviews.//

consent at French => English Of Explained:


consent at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

221 Moby Thesaurus words for "consent":
OK, abide by, accede, accede to, accept, acceptance, accession,
acclaim, acclamation, accord, accord to, accordance, acquiesce,
acquiesce in, acquiescence, admission, admit, agree, agree to,
agree with, agreeability, agreeableness, agreement,
agreement in principle, agreement of all, alacrity, allow,
allowance, amenability, applaud, approval, approve, approve of,
ardor, assent, assentation, authorization, authorize, be agreeable,
be agreeable to, be dying to, be eager, be game, be open to,
be ready, be spoiling for, be willing, buy, cede, charter, cheer,
cheerful consent, chorus, collaborate, common assent,
common consent, complaisance, compliance, comply, concede, concert,
concord, concordance, concur, concurrence, condescend, conform,
connive at, consensus, consensus gentium, consensus of opinion,
consensus omnium, consent to, consent to silently, consentaneity,
cooperate, cooperativeness, deference, deign, dispensation,
dispense, docility, eagerness, endorse, enthusiasm, face the music,
favorable disposition, favorableness, forwardness, gameness,
general acclamation, general agreement, general consent,
general voice, give consent, give in, give leave, give permission,
give the go-ahead, give the nod, give the word, go along with,
go-ahead, goodwill, grant, hail, harmony, have no objection,
hearty assent, hold with, homage, imprimatur, in toto, incline,
kneeling, knock under, knuckle down, knuckle under, lean, leave,
let, liberty, license, like-mindedness, live with it,
look kindly upon, make possible, meeting of minds,
mutual understanding, nod, nod assent, nonopposal, nonopposition,
nonresistance, not hesitate to, not refuse, not resist, obedience,
obeisance, obey, okay, one accord, one voice, passiveness,
passivity, patent, permission, permission to enter, permit,
pliability, pliancy, plunge into, promptness, ratify, readiness,
receive, receptive mood, receptiveness, receptivity, release,
relent, resign, resignation, resignedness, responsiveness,
right mood, same mind, sanction, say aye, say the word, say yes,
seal of approval, single voice, special permission, subjection,
submission, submit, submittal, subscribe, subscribe to, succumb,
sufferance, supineness, support, swallow it, swallow the pill,
take, take it, take kindly to, ticket, ticket of admission,
total agreement, tractability, unanimity, unanimousness,
understanding, ungrudgingness, unison, universal agreement,
unloathness, unreluctance, vote affirmatively, vote aye, vote for,
vouchsafe, vouchsafement, waiver, warm assent, welcome,
willing ear, willing heart, willingness, wink at, would as leave,
would as lief, yes, yield, yield assent, yielding, zeal,

consent at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

เนื้อเมล็ดใส ใช้หุงเป็นอาหาร เมื่อหุงแล้วเมล็ดมักร่วนและสวย]
sample:[คนภาคกลางชอบกินข้าวเจ้ากับน้ำพริกผักต้ม]N. coarse rice
def:[ข้าวกล้องที่ซ้อมขาวแล้ว, ข้าวตำในครกตำข้าวจนเปลือกออก]
syn:[ข้าวซ้อม, ข้าวกล้อง]
sample:[ข้าวซ้อมมือเป็นข้าวที่มีกากใยมาก]N. popped rice
sample:[ญาติผู้ใหญ่โปรยข้าวตอกและดอกไม้ลงบนเตียงตามประเพณี]N. rice crust
sample:[น้อยชอบกินข้าวตังที่คลุกด้วยน้ำตาลกับเกลือ]N. dried cooked rice
sample:[ยายเก็บข้าวตากใส่หม้อไว้กินช่วงข้าวยากหมากแพง]N. dried rice balls
sample:[พ่อชอบให้แม่ทำข้าวตูทุกวันหยุด]N. soft-boiled rice
sample:[คนป่วยควรจะกินข้าวต้มเพราะย่อยง่าย]N. rice gruel
sample:[อาหารเช้าบนรถไฟเป็นข้าวต้มกุ๊ยร้อนๆ กินกับหมูหยอง]N. rice congee mixed with meat
def:[ข้าวต้มที่ปรุงสำเร็จในตัว ใส่เนื้อสัตว์ หมู ปลา เป็นต้น]
sample:[ผมกินข้าวไม่ลง แม้ว่าจะเป็นข้าวต้มเครื่องที่ภรรยาผมเตรียมไว้ให้ก็ตาม]N. out-of-season rice
sample:[พื้นที่ที่ได้รับน้ำตลอดปีสามารถทำการเพาะปลูกข้าวได้ 2 ครั้ง คือ ข้าวนาปี และข้าวนาปรัง]N. sticky rice

consent at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun, verb
1 [U] ~ (to sth) permission to do sth, especially given by sb in authority:
Children under 16 cannot give consent to medical treatment. * The written consent of a parent is required. * to refuse / withhold your consent * He is charged with taking a car without the owner's consent.
2 [U] agreement about sth:
She was chosen as leader by common consent (= everyone agreed to the choice). * By mutual consent they didn't go out (= they both agreed not to).
3 [C] an official document giving permission for sth
verb ~ (to sth) (rather formal) to agree to sth or give your permission for sth:
[V] When she told them what she intended they readily consented. * He reluctantly consented to his daughter's marriage. * [V to inf] She finally consented to answer our questions.

CONSENT at English => English (Bouviers Law) Of Explained:

n be covered in spots, etc:
The heat brought him out in a rash.
bring sb round (BrE) (AmE bring sb around) (also bring sb to) to make sb who is unconscious become conscious again
bring sb round (to ...) (BrE) (AmE bring sb around) to bring sb to sb's house:
Bring the family round one evening; we'd love to meet them.
bring sb round (to sth) (BrE) (AmE bring sb around) to persuade sb to agree to sth:
He didn't like the plan at first, but we managed to bring him round.
bring sth round to sth (BrE) (AmE bring sth around to sth) to direct a conversation to a particular subject
bring sb to = BRING SB ROUND
bring A and B together to help two people or groups to end a quarrel:
The loss of their son brought the two of them together.
bring sb<->up
1 [often passive] to care for a child, teaching him or her how to behave, etc:
She brought up five children. * He was brought up by his aunt. * a well / badly brought up child * [+ to inf] They were brought up to (= taught as children to) respect authority. * [+N] I was brought up a Catholic.
compare RAISE
related noun UPBRINGING
2 (law) to make sb appear for trial:
He was brought up on a charge of drunken driving.
bring sth<->up
1 to mention a subject or start to talk about it
Bring it up at the meeting.
2 (BrE) to VOMIT:
to bring up your lunch
3 to make sth appear on a computer screen:
Click with the right mouse button to bring up a new menu.
bring sb up against sth to force sb to know about sth and have to deal with it:
Working in the slums brought her up against the realities of poverty.noun
(BrE) a sale, usually for charity, at which people bring things for sale and buy those brought by othersnoun [sing.]
1 the ~ (of sth) if you are on the brink of sth, you are almost in a very new, dangerous or exciting situation:
on the brink of collapse / war / death / disaster * Scientists are on the brink of making a major new discovery. * He's pulled the company back from the brink (= he has saved it from disaster). * teetering / poised / hovering on the brink of adventure
2 (literary) the extreme edge of land, for example at the top of a cliff or by a river:
the brink of the precipice
[U] the activity, especially in politics, of getting into a situation that could be very dangerous in order to frighten people and make them do what you want:
engaged in a deadly game of political brinkmanshipadjective
(of water) containing a lot of salt
see also BRINEnoun
[U] (written) enthusiasm and individual style:
She told her story with some brio.noun
[C, U] a type of sweet bread made from flour, eggs and butter, usually in the shape of a small bread rollnoun
a small hard block made from coal dust and used as fueladjective (comparative brisker no superlative)
1 quick; busy:
a brisk walk * to set off at a brisk pace * Ice-cream vendors were doing a brisk trade (= selling a lot of ice cream).
2 (of a person, their voice or manner) practical and confident; showing a desire to get things done quickly:
His tone became brisk and businesslike.
3 (of wind and the weather) cold but pleasantly fresh:
a brisk wind / breeze
briskly adverb:
'Never mind!' said Sybil briskly.
briskness noun [U]noun
[U] meat that comes from the chest of an animal, especially a cownoun, verb

1 a short stiff hair:
the bristles on his chin

2 one of the short stiff hairs or wires in a brush
verb [V]
1 ~ (with sth) (at sth) to suddenly become very annoyed or offended at what sb says or does:
His lies made her bristle with

Consent at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Consent \Con*sent"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Consented}; p. pr. &
vb. n {Consenting}.] [F. consentir, fr. L. consentire,
-sensum, to feel together, agree; con- + sentire to feel. See
1. To agree in opinion or sentiment; to be of the same mind;
to accord; to concur.

And Saul was consenting unto his death. --Acts.
viii. 1.

Flourishing many years before Wyclif, and much
consenting with him in jugdment. --Fuller.

2. To indicate or express a willingness; to yield to
guidance, persuasion, or necessity; to give assent or
approval; to comply.

My poverty, but not my will, consents. --Shak.

And whispering ``I will ne'er consent,'' --
consented. --Byron.

Syn: To accede; yield; assent; comply; agree; allow; concede;
permit; admit; concur; acquiesce.

Consent \Con*sent"\, v. t.
To grant; to allow; to assent to; to admit. [Obs.]

Interpreters . . . will not consent it to be a true
story. --Milton.

Consent \Con*sent"\, n. [Cf. OF. consent.]
1. Agreement in opinion or sentiment; the being of one mind;

All with one consent began to make exuse. --Luke
xiv. 18.

They feil together all, as by consent. --Shak.

2. Correspondence in parts, qualities, or operations;
agreement; harmony; coherence.

The melodious consent of the birds. --Holland.

Such is the world's great harmony that springs From
union, order, full consent of things. --Pope.

3. Voluntary accordance with, or concurrence in, what is done
or proposed by another; acquiescence; compliance;
approval; permission.

Thou wert possessed of David's throne By free
consent of all. --Milton.

4. (Law) Capable, deliberate, and voluntary assent or
agreement to, or concurrence in, some act or purpose,
implying physical and mental power and free action.

5. (Physiol.) Sympathy. See {Sympathy}, 4.

Syn: Assent; acquiescence; concurrence; agreement; approval;
permission. See {Assent}.

{Age of consent} (Law), an age, fixed by statute and varying
in different jurisdictions, at which one is competent to
give consent. Sexual intercourse with a female child under
the age of consent is punishable as rape.

consent at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : permission to do something; "he indicated his consent"
v : give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to; "I
cannot accept your invitation"; "I go for this
resolution" [syn: {accept}, {go for}] [ant: {refuse}]

consent at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: slim-wikipedi » a


Recorded in Inter: etyl » enm since circa 1225, from Inter: etyl » fro Inter: term » consentir|lang=fro, from Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » consentire|cōnsentīre|lang=la, present active infinitive of Inter: term » consentio|cōnsentiō|to feel together|lang=la, itself from Inter: term » com-||with + Inter: term » sentio|sentiō|lang=la|to feel


* Inter: IPA » /kənˈsɛnt/|lang=en
  • Inter: audio » en-us-consent.ogg|Audio (US)
  • Inter: rhymes » ɛnt


    Inter: en-ver » b

  • Inter: intransitiv » e To express willingness, to give permission.
    1. : Ive consented to have the procedure performed.
    2. Inter: transitive » medicine To cause to sign a consent form.
    3. Inter: quote-journal » title=A randomized clinical trial to compare the effectiveness of canine lacebacks with reference to … |- ► HTML|author=T Usmani|coauthors=KD O'Brien, HV Worthington, S Derwent, D …|journal=Journal of Orthodontics|year=2002|passage=When the patient was consented to enter the study and registered, a telephone call was made to research assistant

      Usage notes

      * This is a catenative verb that takes the to infinitive. See Category: Appendix:English catenative verbs -


      * Inter: sense » intransitive acquiesce, agree, approve, assent, concur, yes


      * Inter: sense » intransitive disagree, object, oppose

      Derived terms

      * consenting


      Inter: trans-top » to express willingness

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|съгласявам се|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » bg|съгласен съм|sc=Cyrl
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|承諾|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|承诺|tr=chéngnuò|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|同意|tr=tóngyì|sc=Hani
  • Czech: Inter: t+ » cs|souhlasit
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|toestemmen (in), Inter: t+ » nl|instemmen (met)
  • Esperanto: Inter: t+ » eo|konsenti
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|hyväksyä, Inter: t+ » fi|suostua, Inter: t- » fi|myöntyä
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|consentir, Inter: t+ » fr|approuver, Inter: t+ » fr|agréer
  • Georgian: Inter: t- » ka|თანხმობა|sc=Geor
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|zustimmen, Inter: t+ » de|einwilligen
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|συναινώ|tr=synainó|sc=Grek
  • Hungarian: Inter: t- » hu|beleegyez, Inter: t- » hu|hozzájárulását adja
  • Icelandic: Inter: t- » is|samþykkja, Inter: t- » is|fallast á

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Indonesian: Inter: t+ » id|setuju, Inter: t+ » id|rela
    • Interlingua: Inter: t- » ia|consentir
    • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|toiligh
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|consentire
    • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|承諾|tr=しょうだくする, shōdaku suru|alt=承諾する|sc=Jpan, Inter: t+ » ja|同意|tr=どういする, dōi suru|alt=同意する|sc=Jpan
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|zgadzać się, Inter: t- » pl|przyzwalać
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|consentir, Inter: t+ » pt|aprovar, Inter: t+ » pt|deixar
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|соглашаться|tr=soglašátʹsja|sc=Cyrl Inter: imp » f, Inter: t+ » ru|согласиться|tr=soglasítʹsja|sc=Cyrl Inter: pf » . Inter: qualifier » agree, Inter: t+ » ru|разрешать|tr=razrešátʹ|sc=Cyrl Inter: imp » f, Inter: t+ » ru|разрешить|tr=razrešítʹ|sc=Cyrl Inter: pf » . Inter: qualifier » permit
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|samtycka, ge sitt Inter: t- » sv|samtycke

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » to cause to sign a consent
    • Finnish: hankkia Inter: t- » fi|suostumus

    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » he: Inter: t- » he|להסכים|tr=le'haskym|sc=Hebr

    Inter: trans-botto » m


    Inter: en-nou » n
  • Voluntary agreement or permission
    1. 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.6:
    2. : All men know by experience, there be some parts of our bodies which often without any consent of ours doe stirre, stand, and lye down againe.


      * Inter: sense » voluntary agreement agreement, approval, assent, permission, willingness, yes


      * Inter: sense » voluntary agreement dissent, disagreement, opposition, refusal

      Derived terms

      * consenter

  • consentaneous
  • age of consent


    Inter: trans-top » voluntary agreement
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|съгласие|n|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » bg|разрешение|n|sc=Cyrl
  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|consentiment|m
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|承諾|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|承诺|tr=chéngnuò|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|同意|tr=tóngyì|sc=Hani
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|souhlas|m
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|toestemming|f, Inter: t- » nl|instemming|f
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|konsento
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|suostumus
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|consentement|m, Inter: t+ » fr|approbation|f, Inter: t+ » fr|agrément
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Zustimmung|f, Inter: t+ » de|Konsens|m
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|συναίνεση|f|tr=synaínesi|sc=Grek
  • Hebrew: Inter: t- » he|הסכמה|f|tr=haskama|sc=Hebr

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|beleegyezés
    • Icelandic: Inter: t- » is|samþykki|n
    • Indonesian: Inter: t+ » id|setuju|alt=persetujuan
    • Interlingua: Inter: t- » ia|consentimento
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|consenso|m
    • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|承諾|tr=しょうだく, shōdaku|sc=Jpan, Inter: t+ » ja|同意|tr=どうい, dōi|sc=Jpan
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|zgoda|f, Inter: t+ » pl|pozwolenie|n
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|consentimento|m
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|разрешение|n|tr=razrešénije|sc=Cyrl Inter: qualifier » permission, Inter: t+ » ru|дозволение|n|tr=dozvolénije|sc=Cyrl Inter: qualifier » permission, Inter: t+ » ru|согласие|n|tr=soglásije|sc=Cyrl Inter: qualifier » agreement
    • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|aonta|m
    • Swedish: Inter: t- » sv|samtycke|n

    Inter: trans-botto » m



    * Inter: IPA » /kɔ̃.sɑ̃/|lang=fr


    Inter: fr-verb-for » m
  • Inter: conjugation of » consentir||3|s|pres|ind|lang=fr

  • Category: ang:consent -
    Translation: de » consent
    Translation: et » consent
    Translation: el » consent
    Translation: es » consent
    Translation: eo » consent
    Translation: fa » consent
    Translation: fr » consent
    Translation: ko » consent
    Translation: io » consent
    Translation: id » consent
    Translation: it » consent
    Translation: kn » consent
    Translation: ku » consent
    Translation: li » consent
    Translation: hu » consent
    Translation: mg » consent
    Translation: ml » consent
    Translation: my » consent
    Translation: nl » consent
    Translation: ja » consent
    Translation: no » consent
    Translation: pl » consent
    Translation: pt » consent
    Translation: ru » consent
    Category: simple:consent -
    Translation: fi » consent
    Translation: sv » consent
    Translation: ta » consent
    Translation: te » consent
    Translation: vi » consent
    Translation: zh » consent