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Definition of Consent

Consent

  1. To agree in opinion or sentiment; to be of the same mind; to accord; to concur.
  2. To indicate or express a willingness; to yield to guidance, persuasion, or necessity; to give assent or approval; to comply.
  3. To grant; to allow; to assent to; to admit.
  4. Agreement in opinion or sentiment; the being of one mind; accord.
  5. Correspondence in parts, qualities, or operations; agreement; harmony; coherence.
  6. Voluntary accordance with, or concurrence in, what is done or proposed by another; acquiescence; compliance; approval; permission.
  7. Capable, deliberate, and voluntary assent or agreement to, or concurrence in, some act or purpose, implying physical and mental power and free action.
  8. Sympathy. See Sympathy, 4.

Consent Quotations

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. - Eleanor Roosevelt
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Eleanor Roosevelt

No man is good enough to govern another man without the other's consent. - Abraham Lincoln
No man is good enough to govern another man without the other's consent.
Abraham Lincoln

No power on earth has a right to take our property from us without our consent.
John Jay

I shall assume that your silence gives consent.
Plato

The strongest and most effective force in guaranteeing the long-term maintenance of power is not violence in all the forms deployed by the dominant to control the dominated, but consent in all the forms in which the dominated acquiesce in their own domination.
Robert Frost
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Consent Translations

consent in Danish is enighed
consent in Dutch is het eens zijn, toegeven, goedvinden
consent in Finnish is suostua
consent in French is acquiescez, consentez, acquiescent, acquiescer
consent in German is einwilligen, Genehmigung, zustimmen, Zustimmung
consent in Italian is consenso, concordare, assentire
consent in Latin is annuo
consent in Portuguese is consentimento, concordar
consent in Swedish is bejaka, samtycka