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Definition of 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 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

One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
Helen Keller

Your successes and happiness are forgiven you only if you generously consent to share them.
Albert Camus

Laws made by common consent must not be trampled on by individuals.
George Washington
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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

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