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Definition 1: permission to do something - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where consent or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he indicated his consent

(consent is a kind of ...) approval to do something

"he asked permission to leave"

(... is a kind of consent ) consent by a patient to undergo a medical or surgical treatment or to participate in an experiment after the patient understands the risks involved

Definition 2: give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to - [verb of communication]

Samples where consent or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I cannot accept your invitation
  • I go for this resolution

Synonyms for consent in the sense of this definition

(consent is a kind of ...) show a response or a reaction to something

(... is a kind of consent ) consent to engage in sexual intercourse with a man

"She gave herself to many men"

(... is a kind of consent ) consent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something

"She agreed to all my conditions" "He agreed to leave her alone"

(... is a kind of consent ) accept despite lack of complete satisfaction

"We settled for a lower price"

(... is a kind of consent ) consent in writing to pay money to a trade union for political use

(... is a kind of consent ) consent to, give permission

"She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband" "I won't let the police search her basement" "I cannot allow you to see your exam"

(... is a kind of consent ) consent reluctantly

(... is a kind of consent ) accept as a charge

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