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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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 
  Sense.] 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Consent  \Con*sent"\,  n.  [Cf.  OF  consent.] 
  1.  Agreement  in  opinion  or  sentiment;  the  being  of  one  mind; 
  accord. 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  consent 
  n  :  agreement  with  a  statement  or  proposal;  "he  gave  his  assent 
  eagerly";  "a  murmur  of  consent  from  the  assembly"  [syn:  {assent}, 
  {acquiescence}] 
  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}] 




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