Complete Definition of "consent"

English
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Pronunciation
audio|en-us-consent.ogg|Audio (US)

Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɛnt|-ɛnt

Noun
en-noun

  1. Voluntary agreement or permission, note unlike assent consent can be achieved by passively not refusing.

#: He gave consent to undergo the procedure.

Synonyms
agreement
willingness
permission

Derived terms
age of consent

Translations
trans-top|voluntary agreement
Catalan: consentiment m :ca:consentiment|(ca)
Chinese: 承诺 (cheng2 nuo4), 同意 (tong2 yi4)
Dutch: toestemming f, instemming f
German: Zustimmung f :de:Zustimmung|(de); Konsens m :de:Konsens|(de)
Hebrew: הסכמה (haskama) f
Icelandic: samþykki n
Indonesian: setuju|persetujuan
Interlingua: consentimento
trans-mid
Japanese: 承諾 (しょうだく, shōdaku), 同意 (どうい, dōi)
Polish: zgoda f, pozwolenie n
Portuguese: consentimento m
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Verb
en-verb

  1. To express willingness, to give permission.

Usage notes
This is a catenative verb that takes the to infinitive. See Appendix:English catenative verbs

Translations
trans-top|to express willingness
Chinese: 承诺 (cheng2 nuo4), 同意 (tong2 yi4)
Dutch: toestemmen, instemmen
Hebrew: להסכים (le'haskym)
Icelandic: samþykkja, fallast á
Indonesian: setuju, rela
Interlingua: consentir
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Japanese: 承諾する (shōdaku suru), 同意する (dōi suru)
Polish: zgadzać się, przyzwalać
Portuguese: consentir
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