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con·sent

consent

 
 
pronunciation:
kn sent
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: consents, consenting, consented
definition: to give permission or approval; agree (often followed by "to").
They consented to her going on a trip with her friends.
synonyms:
agree, approve
similar words:
accord, assent, compromise, concur, permit, sanction
 
part of speech: noun
definition: permission or approval of another's plan or action.
Pat had his parents' consent to drive their car.
synonyms:
approval, permission
similar words:
acceptance, agreement, assent, sanction
derivation: consenter (n.)
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  • consent form:
    a form that you fill out and sign to give your consent to someone to do something
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The word consent contains the following part:
sens, sent1 Latin root that means to feel, to perceive